One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Relating to, involving, or utilizing the property of certain amorphous semiconductors of making a rapid, reversible transition from a non-conducting to a conducting state on the application of an electric field above a threshold value (the Ovshinsky effect).
1960s; earliest use found in Electronics. From ov- + -onic.
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