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n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
The science and technology of space flight.

as′tro·nau′tic, as′tro·nau′ti·cal adj.
as′tro·nau′ti·cal·ly adv.


(ˌæs trəˈnɔ tɪ kəl, -ˈnɒt ɪ-)

also as`tro•nau′tic,

of, pertaining to, or characeristic of astronautics or astronauts.
as`tro•nau′ti•cal•ly, adv.
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Adj.1.astronautical - of or belonging to astronauts or the science of astronauticsastronautical - of or belonging to astronauts or the science of astronautics


[ˌæstrəʊˈnɔːtɪkəl] ADJastronáutico
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