aeroelasticity

noun
aero·​elas·​tic·​i·​ty | \ˌer-ō-ˌē-ˌlas-ˈti-sə-tē, -i-ˌlas-\

Definition of aeroelasticity 

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

Other Words from aeroelasticity

aeroelastic \ -​ˈlas-​tik \ adjective

First Known Use of aeroelasticity

1940, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeroelasticity

aero- + elasticity

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