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astronautics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction as·tro·nau·tics \ˌas-trə-ˈn-tiks, -ˈnä-\

Definition of ASTRONAUTICS

:  the science of the construction and operation of vehicles for travel in space beyond the earth's atmosphere
as·tro·nau·tic \-tik\ or as·tro·nau·ti·cal \-ti-kəl\ adjective
as·tro·nau·ti·cal·ly \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
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First Known Use of ASTRONAUTICS

1928

Rhymes with ASTRONAUTICS

ASTRONAUTICAL Defined for Kids

astronautics

noun as·tro·nau·tics \ˌa-strə-ˈn-tiks\

Definition of ASTRONAUTICS for Kids

:  the science of the construction and operation of spacecraft

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