aeromagnetic

adjective

aero·​mag·​net·​ic ˌer-ō-mag-ˈne-tik How to pronounce aeromagnetic (audio)
: of, relating to, or derived from a study of the earth's magnetic field especially from the air
an aeromagnetic survey

Word History

Etymology

aero- + magnetic entry 1

First Known Use

1946, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aeromagnetic was in 1946

Dictionary Entries Near aeromagnetic

Cite this Entry

“Aeromagnetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromagnetic. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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