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or aeronautic

[air-uh-naw-ti-kuh l, -not-i-kuh or air-uh-naw-tik, -not-ik] /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪ kəl, -ˈnɒt ɪ kəl or ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪk, -ˈnɒt ɪk/
Origin of aeronautical
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aeronautically, adverb Unabridged
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  • The aeronautic habit has engaged the attention of many arachnologists.

    Spiders Cecil Warburton
  • The secretary of the aeronautic association wrote me that he had picked out for us one of the best on the grounds.

  • He took a prominent part in aeronautic experiments during his stay in France.

  • Theres going to be a big airship carnival next month, boys, said Andy Rush, who seemed to keep abreast of aeronautic matters.

  • Indeed the fruit of his many years' study of aeronautic conditions was ready for the gathering at this very moment.

    Aircraft and Submarines Willis J. Abbot.
  • McCook has given some interesting notes of his own observations on aeronautic spiders.

    Spiders Cecil Warburton
  • In the aeronautic journals and in the London Times there is no mention of escaped balloons, in the summer or fall of 1898.

    The Book of the Damned Charles Fort
  • He travelled nine leagues in the air: managing his machine with a skill never since surpassed in aeronautic experiments.

  • General Jourdan publicly proclaimed the assistance he had received from aeronautic observations.

  • The year following the Great War will go down in history as a marvelous period in aeronautic achievement.

    The Romance of Aircraft Lawrence Yard Smith
British Dictionary definitions for aeronautic


of or relating to aeronauts or aeronautics
Derived Forms
aeronautically, adverb
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