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[treated as singular] The branch of science and technology concerned with thermionic emission.
- ‘Efficient, direct energy conversion devices powered by solid state thermionics have the potential to bring strategic and economic benefits to many aerospace, military and commercial applications.’
- ‘It has invented a semiconductor technology that converts heat from a wide variety of sources to electrical energy using solid state thermionics.’
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