aero

[ air-oh ]
/ ˈɛər oʊ /

adjective

of or for aircraft.
of or relating to aeronautics.

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Origin of aero

1895–1900; aero- used as free form

Definition for aero (2 of 3)

aero-

a combining form meaning “air,” used in formation of compound words: aerodrome.
Also aer-, aeri-.

Origin of aero-

<Greek, equivalent to āer- (stem of āḗrair1) + -o- -o-

Definition for aero (3 of 3)

aero.

aeronautic; aeronautical.
aeronautics.
aerospace.
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British Dictionary definitions for aero (1 of 3)

aero1
/ (ˈɛərəʊ) /

noun

(modifier) of or relating to aircraft or aeronauticsan aero engine

British Dictionary definitions for aero (2 of 3)

aero2

the internet domain name for

an organization in the air-transport industry

British Dictionary definitions for aero (3 of 3)

aero-

aeri- or before a vowel aer-


combining form

denoting air, atmosphere, or gasaerodynamics
denoting aircraftaeronautics

Word Origin for aero-

ultimately from Greek aēr air
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Medical definitions for aero

aero-

pref.

Air; atmosphere:aerobic.
Gas:aerosol.
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