aero·​ther·​mo·​elas·​tic ¦er-ō-ˌthər-mō-i-¦la-stik How to pronounce aerothermoelastic (audio)
: aeroelastic
aerothermoelastic structural systems
aerothermoelasticity noun
Several tools would help greatly in designing structural components, including codes for conceptual design that could rapidly determine maximum mechanical and thermal loads for a trajectory. … Dynamic loads and aerothermoelasticity should be included in these codes. John G. Davis, Jr. and Sidney C. Dixon, Aerospace America, July 1988

Word History


aero- + thermoelastic

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerothermoelastic was in 1960

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“Aerothermoelastic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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