[ahy-oh-nuh] /aɪˈoʊ nə/
an island in the Hebrides, off the W coast of Scotland: center of early Celtic Christianity.
an island off the W coast of Scotland, in the Inner Hebrides: site of St Columba’s monastery (founded in 563) and an important early centre of Christianity. Area: 854 ha (2112 acres)
abbreviation 1. Indian Ocean National Association for Regional Cooperation
noun, Physics. 1. . noun, Physics. 1. an apparatus for detecting and analyzing ionizing radiation, consisting of a vessel filled with a gas at normal or lower than normal pressure and fitted with two electrodes such that the current between the electrodes is a function of the amount of ionization of the gas. noun 1. […]
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noun 1. a type of rocket engine in which thrust is obtained by the electrostatic acceleration of charged positive ions Compare plasma engine ion engine A rocket engine that develops thrust by expelling ions fired by an electron gun, used in some spacecraft. Though ion engines create less thrust than chemical combustion engines, they are […]
[yuh-nes-koh, ee-uh-] /yəˈnɛs koʊ, i ə-/ noun 1. Eugène [French œ-zhen;; English yoo-jeen,, yoo-jeen] /French œˈʒɛn;; English yuˈdʒin,, ˈyu dʒin/ (Show IPA), 1912–94, French playwright, born in Romania. /ˌiːəˈnɛskəʊ; French jɔnɛsko/ noun 1. Eugène (øʒɛn). 1912–94, French dramatist, born in Romania; a leading exponent of the theatre of the absurd. His plays include The Bald […]