aerothermodynamics

noun

aero·​ther·​mo·​dy·​nam·​ics ˌer-ō-ˌthər-mə-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-miks How to pronounce aerothermodynamics (audio)
plural in form but singular or plural in construction
: the thermodynamics of gases and especially of air
aerothermodynamic adjective

Examples of aerothermodynamics in a Sentence

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Word History

Etymology

aero- + thermodynamics

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerothermodynamics was in 1949

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“Aerothermodynamics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerothermodynamics. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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