Definition of optronics in English:

optronics

Syllabification: op·tron·ics
Pronunciation: /äpˈträniks
 
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noun

[treated as singular]
  • short for optoelectronics.
    More example sentences
    • ‘As they move into optronics, these firms will be able to continue to use Ireland,’ he says.
    • The creation of the actual job figures, predominantly well paid and highly-qualified posts, was not recorded in the report, but the areas of software, telecoms, pharmaceuticals and optronics show the most growth.

Derivatives

optronic

adjective
More example sentences
  • The radar and optronic director provides fire control for the main gun.
  • The target designation data can be supplied by a radar or optronic surveillance system.
  • Sting is equipped with dual-band radar receivers and a suite of optronic sensors.

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