avionics etymology

English word avionics comes from English electronics, English aviation

Detailed word origin of avionics

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
electronics English (eng) (in the plural) A device or devices which require the flow of electrons through conductors and semiconductors in order to perform their function; devices that operate on electrical power (battery or outlet). (physics) The study and use of electrical devices that operate by controlling the flow of electrons or other electrically charged particles.. Electronic circuitry.
aviation English (eng) (collectively, military) aircraft. A cocktail made with gin, maraschino liqueur, crème de violette and lemon juice. Flying, operating, or operation of aircraft.. Industry that produces aircraft.. The art or science of making and flying aircraft.
avionics English (eng) The devices used in avionics.. The science and technology of the development and use of electrical and electronic devices in aviation.

Words with the same origin as avionics

Descendants of electronics
Intel MacIntel animatronics atomtronics bionics caloritronics civionics conetronics dildo mechatronics mecomtronics moletronics nanospintronics optoelectronic ovonics pseudospintronics psychotronics radionics spintronics straintronics structronics
Descendants of aviation
avgas avigation