The definition of ovonic is a field of electronics that is materials that change and act as semiconductors when exposed to voltage or light, or a glass device that converts sunlight directly to electricity.
An example of ovonic is a battery unit for a home solar system.
[alsoO-] designating, of, or utilizing any of various glassy, amorphous materials that act as semiconductors when subjected to voltage, light, etc.
Origin of ovonicafter S. R. Ov(shinsky) (1922-2012), United States inventor + (electr)onic
Of or relating to a device whose operation is based on the Ovshinsky effect.
Origin of ovonicOv(shinsky effect) (electr)onic