aerophysics

noun plural but singular in construction aero·phys·ics \¦er-ō-¦fi-ziks\

Definition of aerophysics

  1. 1 :  the physics of the air

  2. 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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Origin and Etymology of aerophysics

aer- + physics


First Known Use: 1899


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