aeroshell

noun
aero·​shell | \ ¦er-ō-¦shel How to pronounce aeroshell (audio) \
plural aeroshells

Definition of aeroshell

: heat shield One such system, the Viking-era 70° sphere cone aeroshell, has been used on every U.S. mission to the surface of Mars.— Donald Rapp, Human Missions to Mars, 2007

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First Known Use of aeroshell

1966, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeroshell

aero- + shell entry 1

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“Aeroshell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aeroshell. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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