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

  • Clutching its aeronautic thread, the minute creature mounts in an apotheosis.

    The Life of the Spider J. Henri Fabre
  • He took a prominent part in aeronautic experiments during his stay in France.

  • They were rising in the air smoothly and quietly, and moving slowly to the throb of the engine athwart the aeronautic park.

    The War in the Air Herbert George Wells
  • Theres going to be a big airship carnival next month, boys, said Andy Rush, who seemed to keep abreast of aeronautic matters.

  • 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
  • McCook has given some interesting notes of his own observations on aeronautic spiders.

    Spiders Cecil Warburton
  • And all this, in connection with aeronautic machinery, means work for thousands of mechanics.

    Don Hale with the Flying Squadron W. Crispin Sheppard
  • He travelled nine leagues in the air: managing his machine with a skill never since surpassed in aeronautic experiments.

British Dictionary definitions for aeronautic


of or relating to aeronauts or aeronautics
Derived Forms
aeronautically, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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