n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science of the earth's magnetic characteristics as measured from the air.

aer′o·mag·net′ic adj.
aer′o·mag·net′i·cal·ly adv.
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of magnetism in the atmosphere
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(ˌɛər oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or based on an aerial survey of the earth's magnetic field.
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