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aer·o·space

 (âr′ō-spās′)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Earth's atmosphere and the space beyond.
2. Of or relating to the science or technology of flight.

aer′o·space′ n.

aerospace

(ˈɛərəˌspeɪs)
n
1. (Physical Geography) the atmosphere and space beyond
2. (Aeronautics) (modifier) of or relating to rockets, missiles, space vehicles, etc, that fly or operate in aerospace: the aerospace industry.

aer•o•space

(ˈɛər oʊˌspeɪs)

n.
1. the atmosphere and the space beyond considered as a whole.
2. the industry concerned with the design and manufacture of the aircraft, missiles, spacecraft, etc., that operate in aerospace.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to aerospace or the aerospace industry.
[1955–60]

aer·o·space

(âr′ō-spās′)
1. Relating to the Earth's atmosphere and the space beyond.
2. Relating to the science and technology of flight.

aerospace

Of, or pertaining to, Earth's envelope of atmosphere and the space above it; two separate entities considered as a single realm for activity in launching, guidance, and control of vehicles that will travel in both entities.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aerospace - the atmosphere and outer space considered as a wholeaerospace - the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole
infinite, space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
outer space, space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
region, part - the extended spatial location of something; "the farming regions of France"; "religions in all parts of the world"; "regions of outer space"
Translations

aerospace

[ˈɛərəʊspeɪs] ADJaeroespacial
the aerospace industryla industria aeroespacial

aerospace

[ˈɛərəʊspeɪs]
n (= industry) → industrie f aérospatiale
modif [company, engineer] → de l'aérospatiale

aerospace

in cpdsRaumfahrt-;
aerospace industry
nRaumfahrtindustrie f
aerospace research
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