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aer·o·nau·tics

 (âr′ə-nô′tĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
1. The design and construction of aircraft.
2. The theory and practice of aircraft navigation.

aeronautics

(ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks)
n
(Aeronautics) (functioning as singular) the study or practice of all aspects of flight through the air

aer•o•nau•tics

(ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
the science or art of flight.
[1820–25]

aer·o·nau·tics

(âr′ə-nô′tĭks)
1. The design and construction of aircraft.
2. The study of the piloting and navigation of aircraft.

aeronautics

1. Archaic. the science or art of ascending and traveling in the air in lighter-than-air vehicles.
2. the technology or art of flying airplanes. — aeronaut, n. — aeronautic, aeronautical, adj.
See also: Aviation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.aeronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or spaceaeronautics - the theory and practice of navigation through air or space
natural philosophy, physics - the science of matter and energy and their interactions; "his favorite subject was physics"
avionics - science and technology of electronic systems and devices for aeronautics and astronautics; "avionics has become even more important with the development of the space program"
load factor - (aeronautics) the ratio of an external load to the weight of the aircraft (measured in g)
dynamic balance - (aeronautics) the state of equilibrium in which centrifugal forces due to a rotating mass (e.g., a propeller) do not produce force in the shaft and so vibration is reduced
astrogate - navigate in space
astrogate - guide in interplanetary travel
rigid - designating an airship or dirigible having a form maintained by a stiff unyielding frame or structure
nonrigid - designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure
Translations
aeronautika
aeronautikluftfartluftfartsvidenskab
loftsiglingarfræîi
aeronautikaaeronautiškas
aeronautika
aeronautika

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] Naeronáutica fsing

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] naéronautique f

aeronautics

n singLuftfahrt f, → Aeronautik f

aeronautics

[ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪks] nsgaeronautica

aeronautics

(eərəˈnoːtiks) noun singular
the science or practice of flying. Aeronautics is a popular science.
ˌaeroˈnautical adjective
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