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avionics

noun     /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     /ˌeɪ.viˈɒn.ɪk/ US  /-ˈɑː.nɪk/ adjective Aircraft today use complex avionic systems.Space travelAviationTravelling by aircraftMovement through the air
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