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Ionic or Ionian may refer to:

In ancient Greece[edit]


  • Ionia, an ancient region in western Anatolia, in which the Ionian settlers established some colonies.


  • Ionians, a people, one of the three great divisions of the ancient Greek people

Other uses[edit]

In arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

In astronomy[edit]

  • Ionian, of or relating to Io, a moon of the planet Jupiter

In business[edit]

In chemistry[edit]

  • Ion, in physics and chemistry, an atom or group of atoms with a net electric charge
    • Ionic bond, a type of chemical bond involving ions
    • Ionic compound, a chemical compound in which ions are held together in a lattice structure by ionic bonds
    • Ionic crystal, a crystal consisting of ions bound together by their electrostatic attraction
    • Ionic equation, a chemical equation in which electrolytes are written as dissociated ions
    • Ionic liquid, a liquid that essentially contains only ions
    • Ionic polarization, polarization caused by relative displacements between ions in ionic crystals
    • Ionic potential, the ratio of electric charge to the radius of an ion
    • Ionic radius, a measure of the size of an ion in a crystal lattice
    • Ionic strength, a function of the concentration of all ions present in a solution
    • Ionic transfer, the transfer of ions from one liquid phase to another

In geography and geology[edit]

  • Ionian Islands, seven Greek islands which lie on the eastern coast of the Ionian Sea
  • Ionian Sea, an arm of the Mediterranean Sea between Greece and Southern Italy
  • Ionian Stage, a proposed stage of the Pleistocene epoch, named after the Ionian Sea

In administration[edit]

In shipping[edit]

In technology[edit]

In typography[edit]

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