aero

adjective
\ˈer-(ˌ)ō \

Definition of aero 

(Entry 1 of 2)

: of or relating to aircraft or aeronautics an aero engine

Definition of aero (Entry 2 of 2)

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Following Sunday’s Iowa Corn 300, which saw 955 on-track passes versus 378 last year, Frye and company were feeling optimistic about the progress being made in Year 1 of the new, low downforce, universal aero kits. Jim Ayello, Indianapolis Star, "IndyCar racing with its new aero kits is 'awesome,' or perhaps 'bland'," 9 July 2018 The zero-gravity seats are made from a mattress designed through research by aero-medical sciences and sleep psychology. Taylor Mead, House Beautiful, "This Private Airline Is Offering Incredible First Class Tickets You Can Actually Afford," 9 July 2018 Granted, 48 of those wins came during the competitive aero kit era (2015-17), but the smart money remains on Chevrolet despite the emergence of a universal aero kit. Jim Ayello, USA TODAY Sports, "IndyCar season preview: Predicting 2018 champion, best rookie, top manufacturer," 7 Mar. 2018 This goes back to the car’s aesthetics: That long, fairly ungainly front overhang allows it to more effectively leverage aero forces. Dan Neil, WSJ, "2019 McLaren Senna: A Pet Racecar for Billionaires," 31 May 2018 And sleek, aero bike jerseys are helpful on long rides. Jakob Schiller, Outside Online, "Six Good Old T-Shirt's, Just in Time for Summer," 22 May 2018 There was so much downforce with the last couple of years of the aero kits. Lear, Detroit Free Press, "New Indy Car has history in Detroit," 8 May 2018 Private Frank Mitchell, 204 aero squad, North Island. sandiegouniontribune.com, "May 6, 1918: 13 drown at Ocean Beach," 6 May 2018 Granted, 48 of those wins came during the competitive aero kit era (2015-17), but the smart money remains on Chevrolet despite the emergence of a universal aero kit. Jim Ayello, USA TODAY Sports, "IndyCar season preview: Predicting 2018 champion, best rookie, top manufacturer," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of aero

Adjective

1899, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aero

Adjective

independent use of aero-

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