aero·​me·​chan·​ics | \ ˌer-ō-mə-ˈka-niks How to pronounce aeromechanics (audio) \

Definition of aeromechanics

: mechanics that deals with the equilibrium and motion of gases and of solid bodies immersed in them

First Known Use of aeromechanics

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeromechanics

probably borrowed from German Aeromechanik, from aero- aero- + Mechanik mechanics

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about aeromechanics

Time Traveler for aeromechanics

Time Traveler

The first known use of aeromechanics was circa 1909

See more words from the same year

Statistics for aeromechanics

Cite this Entry

“Aeromechanics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeromechanics. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

Comments on aeromechanics

What made you want to look up aeromechanics? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!