aero·​phys·​ics | \¦er-ō-¦fi-ziks\

Definition of aerophysics 

1 : the physics of the air

2 : physics dealing with the design, construction, and operation of devices that move rapidly through the air (as projectiles, guided missiles, rockets, and aircraft)

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First Known Use of aerophysics

1899, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for aerophysics

aer- + physics

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