aeronautics

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noun plural but singular in construction aero·nau·tics \ˌer-ə-ˈnȯ-tiks, -ˈnä-\

Definition of aeronautics

  1. 1 :  a science dealing with the operation of aircraft

  2. 2 :  the art or science of flight

aeronautical

play \-ti-kəl\ less commonly

aeronautic

play \-tik\ adjective

aeronautically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Circa 1824

First Known Use of aeronautics

circa 1824


AERONAUTICS Defined for English Language Learners

aeronautics

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noun plural but singular in construction aero·nau·tics \ˌer-ə-ˈnȯ-tiks, -ˈnä-\

Definition of aeronautics for English Language Learners

  • : a science that deals with airplanes and flying


AERONAUTICS Defined for Kids

aeronautics

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noun aero·nau·tics \ˌer-ə-ˈnȯ-tiks\

Definition of aeronautics for Students

  1. :  a science dealing with the building and flying of aircraft



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