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aerodynamics definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow [syn: aeromechanics, aerodynamics]

Merriam Webster's

noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: circa 1837 a branch of dynamics that deals with the motion of air and other gaseous fluids and with the forces acting on bodies in motion relative to such fluids aerodynamic also aerodynamical adjective aerodynamically adverb

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n.pl. (usu. treated as sing.) the study of the interaction between the air and solid bodies moving through it. Derivatives: aerodynamic adj. aerodynamically adv. aerodynamicist n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aerodynamics A`["e]r*o*dy*nam"ics, n. [A["e]ro- + dynamics: cf. F. a['e]rodynamique.] The science which treats of the air and other gaseous bodies under the action of force, and of their mechanical effects.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

Note: The form 'aerodynamic' is used as a modifier. In British English, 'aerodynamics' is sometimes used as a plural noun, with a plural verb. Aerodynamics is the study of the way in which objects move through the air.

Moby Thesaurus

aerial photography, aeroballistics, aerogeology, aerography, aerology, aeromechanics, aeromedicine, aerometry, aeronautical meteorology, aerophotography, aerophysics, aeroscopy, aerospace research, aerostatics, air, atmosphere, aviation technology, avionics, barodynamics, biodynamics, climatology, dynamics, fluid, fluid dynamics, gas, geodynamics, halogen gas, hydrodynamics, hydrostatics, inert gas, kinematics, kinesiology, kinetics, magnetohydrodynamics, meteorology, myodynamics, photometry, pneumatics, rocketry, supersonics, thermodynamics, zoodynamics



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