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avionics

noun uk   /ˌeɪ.viˈɒn.ɪks/ us    /-ˈɑː.nɪks/
[U] the science and technology of the electronic devices used in aeronautics and astronautics: Avionics forms an important part of the defence industry.Space travelAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air [plural] the electronic devices of an aircraft or spacecraft: The sophisticated avionics enable the helicopter to operate at night.Space travelAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
avionic
adjective uk   /ˌeɪ.viˈɒn.ɪk/ us    /-ˈɑː.nɪk/
Aircraft today use complex avionic systems.Space travelAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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