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 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 Maker: Barnaby Wainfan, technical fellow and aerodynamicist, Northrop Grumman Use this template. Barnaby Waifan, Popular Mechanics, "How to Make the Best Paper Airplane," 2 Aug. 2017

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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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“Aerodynamicist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2020.

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