ionic
Pronunciation
  • enPR: īŏn'ĭk, IPA: /aɪˈɒnɪk/
Adjective

ionic (not comparable)

  1. (chemistry) of, relating to, or containing ions
Translations
Ionic
Adjective

ionic (not comparable)

  1. of or relating to Ionia or the Ionians
  2. (architecture) of an order of classical Greek architecture whose distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes.
  3. (printing, dated) Of or relating to a kind of heavy-faced type.
Translations
  • Italian: ionico
  • Portuguese: jónico
  • Russian: ионический
  • Spanish: jónico
Proper noun
  1. A sub-dialect of the Attic-Ionic dialectal group of Ancient Greek consisting of Old Ionic and New Ionic.
Noun

ionic (plural ionics)

  1. (poetry) A four-syllable metrical unit of light-light-heavy-heavy (‿ ‿ — —) that occurs in Ancient Greek and Latin poetry.



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