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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ion·ic /aɪˈɑnɪk/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ion·ic /aɪˈɑnɪk/ 形容詞

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·on·ic a.
 1. Of or pertaining to Ionia or the Ionians.
 2. Arch. Pertaining to the Ionic order of architecture, one of the three orders invented by the Greeks, and one of the five recognized by the Italian writers of the sixteenth century. Its distinguishing feature is a capital with spiral volutes. See Illust. of Capital.
 Ionic dialect Gr. Gram., a dialect of the Greek language, used in Ionia. The Homeric poems are written in what is designated old Ionic, as distinguished from new Ionic, or Attic, the dialect of all cultivated Greeks in the period of Athenian prosperity and glory.
 Ionic foot. Pros. See Ionic, n., 1.
 Ionic mode, or Ionian mode, Mus., an ancient mode, supposed to correspond with the modern major scale of C.
 Ionic sect, a sect of philosophers founded by Thales of Miletus, in Ionia. Their distinguishing tenet was, that water is the original principle of all things.
 Ionic type, a kind of heavy-faced type (as that of the following line).
 Note:This is Nonpareil Ionic.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 I·on·ic, n.
 1. Pros. (a) A foot consisting of four syllables: either two long and two short, -- that is, a spondee and a pyrrhic, in which case it is called the greater Ionic; or two short and two long, -- that is, a pyrrhic and a spondee, in which case it is called the smaller Ionic. (b) A verse or meter composed or consisting of Ionic feet.
 2. The Ionic dialect; as, the Homeric Ionic.
 3. Print. Ionic type.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: containing or involving or occurring in the form of ions;
             "ionic charge"; "ionic crystals"; "ionic hydrogen"
             [ant: nonionic]
      2: an order of classical Greek architecture [ant: corinthian,
      n : the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in Ionia