[oh-von-iks] /oʊˈvɒn ɪks/

noun, (used with a singular verb)
a branch of electronics using special glassy materials that quickly become electrical conductors upon application of a certain minimum voltage.
[oh-von-ik] /oʊˈvɒn ɪk/
pertaining to ovonics.
a device whose operation is based on the Ovshinsky effect.


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