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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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  • aeronautical engineering has become one of the recognized professions.

    Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman
  • Baumann was already noted for his work as an aeronautical engineer.

    Zeppelin Harry Vissering
  • The only firm which has in Belgium the speciality of aeronautical patents.

  • Prominent figure in German aeronautical and aviation circles.

  • If you want to build an airplane, go to an aeronautical engineer.

    Test Pilot David Goodger (
  • The glider in question was exhibited at the aeronautical Exhibition of 1868.

    A History of Aeronautics E. Charles Vivian
  • Simon made another record that way by being the first man to be killed in an aeronautical accident.

  • General Jourdan publicly acknowledged the help which the aeronautical observations had afforded him.

    A Winter Amid the Ice Jules Verne
  • The piston rings are of special design, developed after years of experimenting in aeronautical engines.

    Aviation Engines

    Victor Wilfred Pag
British Dictionary definitions for aeronautical


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