an arm of the Mediterranean between S Italy, E Sicily, and Greece.
the part of the Mediterranean Sea between SE Italy, E Sicily, and Greece
noun, Chemistry. 1. the electrostatic bond between two ions formed through the transfer of one or more electrons. noun 1. another name for electrovalent bond ionic bond (ī-ŏn’ĭk) A chemical bond formed between two ions with opposite charges. Ionic bonds form when one atom gives up one or more electrons to another atom. These bonds […]
- Ionic compound
noun a chemical compound of cations and anions which are held together by ionic bonds in a lattice structure
noun 1. . noun 1. Rocketry. a projected type of propulsion for vehicles in outer space, the exhaust consisting of positive ions and negative electrons repelled from the vehicle by electrostatic forces, resulting in a very high exhaust velocity. ionic propulsion Propulsion by the reactive thrust of a high-speed beam of similarly charged ions ejected […]
[ahy-on-ik] /aɪˈɒn ɪk/ adjective 1. Architecture. noting or pertaining to one of the five classical orders that in ancient Greece consisted of a fluted column with a molded base and a capital composed of four volutes, usually parallel to the architrave with a pulvinus connecting a pair on each side of the column, and an […]