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Definition of "ionic" [i•on•ic]

  • Of, containing, or involving ions. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "ionic" in a sentence
  • "D. Keynes joined them a year later and there was soon a small group interested in ionic mechanisms in living cells."
  • "Consideration of the most common of those variations, the spondaic (two stressed) and the pyrrhic (two unstressed), which are often found together forming what some have called the ionic foot, completes the chapter walking us into consideration of the line."
  • "As this bond occurs between electrically charged atoms, so-called ions, this bond type has often been called the ionic bond."