aerospace

noun
aero·​space | \ ˈer-ō-ˌspās How to pronounce aerospace (audio) \

Definition of aerospace

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : space comprising the earth's atmosphere and the space beyond
2 : a physical science that deals with aerospace
3 : the aerospace industry

aerospace

adjective

Definition of aerospace (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to aerospace, to vehicles used in aerospace or the manufacture of such vehicles, or to travel in aerospace aerospace research aerospace profits aerospace medicine

Examples of aerospace in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun Yet, Cristol also pointed out that the aerospace giant’s contributions have gone beyond its taxes. Teo Armus, Washington Post, 14 May 2022 Congress, however, got less upset after one of those traditional aerospace contractors, Boeing, won one of the first commercial-crew contracts. Rob Pegoraro, PCMAG, 13 May 2022 Boeing first moved its executives to Chicago in 2001, leaving the Seattle region, which had been the aerospace giant’s home for decades and is still where most of its commercial airplanes are produced. Joe Walsh, Forbes, 5 May 2022 What’s plaguing Florida currently could eventually start to spread to other parts of the country as well, warned an aerospace professor researching the subject. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 4 May 2022 After Republicans regained control of the House in 1994, Mr. Mineta resigned his seat in midterm to become an executive with the aerospace giant Lockheed Martin, a major government contractor for transportation and defense projects. New York Times, 3 May 2022 Companies must find new sources of important raw materials such as titanium, a crucial component in aerospace manufacturing that is produced in Russia. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 3 May 2022 Companies must find new sources of important raw materials such as titanium, a crucial component in aerospace manufacturing that is produced in Russia. Ben Fox, Aamer Madhani, Chicago Tribune, 2 May 2022 Cal State Long Beach had an excellent aerospace program and was geographically located in a city that was essential to America’s space industry. Stephen Rodrick, Rolling Stone, 1 May 2022 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective The pandemic hit Honeywell hard as demand for aerospace parts and energy services plummeted. Thomas Black, Bloomberg.com, 3 Mar. 2022 The wireless carriers also agreed to limit their signals around up to 50 airports for six months while the FAA works with aerospace manufacturers and airlines to validate that their aircraft can safely operate with the new cell service. Andrew Tangel, WSJ, 8 Jan. 2022 The company’s website describes the location as dedicated to making foam materials for aerospace customers. Mike Rogoway | The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 18 Jan. 2022 Nickel, used in automotive and aerospace plants, is up 27 percent. Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2022 Ji earned a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Missouri in December 2014. NBC News, 8 Jan. 2022 The custom-fit blade features an aerospace-grade aluminum insert called AlumiCore that redistributes 30 grams of weight to the perimeter for a higher MOI. Scott Kramer, Forbes, 21 Dec. 2021 Ji earned a master’s degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from the University of Missouri in December 2014. NBC News, 8 Jan. 2022 But cork is a material with many other uses, in construction, for insulation, floor coverings, fire protection, furniture, shoes, in the car industry and even for aerospace parts. Per And Britt Karlsson, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of aerospace

Noun

1959, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Adjective

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aerospace

Noun

derivative of aerospace entry 2

Adjective

aero- + space entry 1

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The first known use of aerospace was in 1955

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Last Updated

18 May 2022

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“Aerospace.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerospace. Accessed 21 May. 2022.

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aerospace

noun
aero·​space | \ ˈer-ō-ˌspās How to pronounce aerospace (audio) \

Kids Definition of aerospace

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : the earth's atmosphere and the space beyond
2 : a science dealing with aerospace

aerospace

adjective

Kids Definition of aerospace (Entry 2 of 2)

: relating to aerospace, to the vehicles used in aerospace or their manufacture, or to travel in aerospace aerospace research an aerospace museum

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