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aer·o·bic

 (â-rō′bĭk)
adj.
1. Biology
a. Living or occurring only in the presence of free oxygen: aerobic bacteria.
b. Of or relating to aerobes.
2. Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body: aerobic exercise.
3. Relating to or used in aerobics: aerobic shoes.

aer·o′bi·cal·ly adv.

aerobic

(ɛəˈrəʊbɪk)
adj
1. (Biology) (of an organism or process) depending on oxygen
2. (Biology) of or relating to aerobes
3. designed for or relating to aerobics: aerobic shoes; aerobic dances.

aer•o•bic

(ɛəˈroʊ bɪk)

adj.
1. (of an organism or tissue) requiring the presence of air or free oxygen to sustain life.
2. pertaining to or caused by the presence of oxygen.
3. of or pertaining to aerobics: aerobic dancing.
[1880–85]
aer•o′bi•cal•ly, adv.

aer·o·bic

(â-rō′bĭk)
Needing or using oxygen to live: aerobic organisms. ♦ Exercise that increases the activity of the heart and lungs improves the body's ability to use oxygen and is called aerobic exercise. Compare anaerobic.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.aerobic - depending on free oxygen or airaerobic - depending on free oxygen or air; "aerobic fermentation"
anaerobic, anaerobiotic - living or active in the absence of free oxygen; "anaerobic bacteria"
2.aerobic - based on or using the principles of aerobicsaerobic - based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency; "aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic"
anaerobic - not aerobic; "isometric exercises are anaerobic"
Translations
aerobinen
aeroban
aeroob

aerobic

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪk] ADJ [shoes, dance] → de or para aerobic; [exercise] → aeróbico

aerobic

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪk] adj [activity, exercise] → aérobie

aerobic

adj
(Biol) → aerob; aerobic respirationaerobe Atmung, Sauerstoffatmung f
(Sport) → Aerobic-; aerobic exerciseAerobicübung f

aerobic

[ɛəˈrəʊbɪk] adjaerobico/a

aer·o·bic

a. aeróbico-a.
1. rel. a un aerobio;
2. rel. a un ejercicio coordinado como una actividad física;
___ dancebaile ___;
___ exercisesejercicios ___-s;
3. que ocurre o vive en la presencia de oxígeno.

aerobic

adj (exercise) aeróbico; (micro) aerobio
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