aeroelasticity


aero·elas·tic·i·ty

noun \ˌer-ō-ˌē-ˌlas-ˈti-sə-tē, -i-ˌlas-\

Definition of AEROELASTICITY

:  distortion (as from bending) in a structure (as an airplane wing or a building) caused by aerodynamic forces
aero·elas·tic \-ˈlas-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of AEROELASTICITY

1935

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