aerodynamicist

noun
aero·​dy·​nam·​i·​cist | \ ˌer-ō-dī-ˈna-mə-sist How to pronounce aerodynamicist (audio) \

Definition of aerodynamicist

: one who specializes in aerodynamics

Examples of aerodynamicist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web So, the upper part was hand modelled by our design team while the lower part is completely designed by computers in an engineering way and in real time by an aerodynamicist in Modena. Nargess Banks, Forbes, "The Design Story Behind The Exotic Maserati MC20," 19 Mar. 2021 The film also reportedly features one of Aston Martin's brand-new midengined hybrid hypercars, the Valhalla, developed in conjunction with legendary F1 aerodynamicist Adrian Newey. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "New No Time to Die trailer showcases everything you’d expect in a Bond film," 3 Sep. 2020 Other tricks from the aerodynamicist's toolbox are hidden from view. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Hyundai’s super-efficient 2020 Sonata Hybrid sedan is best in class," 1 July 2020 The shape was penned by Jaguar aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer. Car and Driver, "The Greatest Cars of All Time: The Sixties," 29 June 2020 The Rocket Boys’ audacity caught the attention of aerodynamicist Theodore von Karman, who already worked with two of them at Caltech. Corey S. Powell, Discover Magazine, "These New Technologies Could Make Interstellar Travel Real," 13 Mar. 2019 The aerodynamicist, then, must please both designers, like Smith, and the laws of physics, creating shapes that are visually distinctive but aerodynamically anonymous, slipping through the air with minimum drama. Ezra Dyer, Popular Mechanics, "The Future of Automotive Aerodynamics," 19 June 2018 Porsche's aerodynamicists have also been given a free hand. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Faster than an F1 car: Porsche is breaking records with the 919 Hybrid," 9 Apr. 2018 The latter is one of the front-running Formula 1 teams and home to legendary racing car designer and aerodynamicist Adrian Newey. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, "Hypercars from Aston Martin and Rimac stand out at the Geneva Motor Show," 7 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of aerodynamicist

1926, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerodynamicist

aerodynamic(s) + -ist entry 1

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2 Apr 2021

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“Aerodynamicist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerodynamicist. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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