Definition of ionic adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    ionic

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//ˈɒnɪk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈɑːnɪk//
     
    Molecules and matter, Architectural styles
     
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  1. 1(chemistry) of or related to ions See related entries: Molecules and matter
  2. 2 (chemistry) (of a chemical bond) using the electrical pull between positive and negative ions compare covalent See related entries: Molecules and matter
  3. 3 Ionic (architecture) used to describe a style of architecture in ancient Greece that uses a curved decoration in the shape of a scroll See related entries: Architectural styles