aeroelasticity

noun aero·elas·tic·i·ty \ ˌer-ō-ˌē-ˌlas-ˈti-sə-tē , -i-ˌlas- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of aeroelasticity

: distortion (as from bending) in a structure (such as an airplane wing or a building) caused by aerodynamic forces

aeroelastic

play \-ˈlas-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of aeroelasticity


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