aeronomy

noun
aer·​on·​o·​my | \ ˌer-ˈä-nə-mē How to pronounce aeronomy (audio) \

Definition of aeronomy

: a science that deals with the physics and chemistry of the upper atmosphere of planets

Other Words from aeronomy

aeronomer \ -​mər How to pronounce aeronomer (audio) \ noun
aeronomic \ ˌer-​ə-​ˈnä-​mik How to pronounce aeronomic (audio) \ adjective
aeronomist \ ˌer-​ˈä-​nə-​mist How to pronounce aeronomist (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of aeronomy

1946, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeronomy

aero- + -nomy

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The first known use of aeronomy was in 1946

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