- of or for aircraft.
- of or relating to aeronautics.
Origin of aero
1895–1900; aero- used as free form
- a combining form meaning “air,” used in formation of compound words: aerodrome.
Origin of aero-
< Greek, equivalent to āer- (stem of āḗr air1) + -o- -o-
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Examples from the Web for aero
After a 2005 out-of-court settlement, Aero filed an ethics complaint against Herman with the Florida Bar.
The client, Aero Controls of Seattle, sued Herman and his law firm.
Our aero was drifting downward and southward in the slight wind.
Aero, you see, is a savage who wished to devour the object of her love.Fruits of Culture
Even at the Aero Club, where scores knew him by sight, he was a nobody.
He'd have busted that no-lie proviso if he'd ever advertised an aero meet.
Outside, from back by the low reaches of the Cape, we saw an aero rising.Tarrano the Conqueror
Raymond King Cummings
- (modifier) of or relating to aircraft or aeronauticsan aero engine
- an organization in the air-transport industry
aeri- or before a vowel aer-
- denoting air, atmosphere, or gasaerodynamics
- denoting aircraftaeronautics
ultimately from Greek aēr air
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Word Origin and History for aero
word-forming element meaning "air, atmosphere; aircraft; gasses," from Greek aero-, comb. form of aer (genitive aeros) "air, lower atmosphere" (see air (n.1)).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Air; atmosphere:aerobic.
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