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 Lucid's head aerodynamicist is Jean-Charles Monnet, who previously optimized the winglets on Sebastian Vettel's championship Red Bull Formula 1 car. Austin Irwin, Car and Driver, 24 Mar. 2022 The Kármán line—the destination of Bezos and his fellow passengers—is named for the Hungarian American aerodynamicist who is said to have come up with the boundary in the late 1950s. Marina Koren, The Atlantic, 19 July 2021 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, 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, 3 Sep. 2020 Other tricks from the aerodynamicist's toolbox are hidden from view. Jonathan M. Gitlin, Ars Technica, 1 July 2020 The shape was penned by Jaguar aerodynamicist Malcolm Sayer. Car and Driver, 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, 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, 19 June 2018 See More

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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 28 Jun. 2022.

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