aero-


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aero-

(word root) air, gas
Examples of words with the root aero-: aerobatics, aerosol
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aero-

or aer-
pref.
1.
a. Air; atmosphere: aeroballistics.
b. Gas: aerosol.
2. Aviation: aeronautics.

[Greek āero-, from āēr, air; see wer- in Indo-European roots.]
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aero-

,

aeri-

or before a vowel

aer-

combining form
1. denoting air, atmosphere, or gas: aerodynamics.
2. denoting aircraft: aeronautics.
[ultimately from Greek aēr air]
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aero-

a combining form meaning “air”: aerodynamics.
Also, esp. before a vowel,aer-.
[< Greek, =āer-, s. of āḗr air + -o- -o-]

aero.

1. aeronautic; aeronautical.
2. aeronautics.
3. aerospace.
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Translations

aero-

prefaero- (form), → Luft-
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