aerodonetics

/ (ˌɛərəʊdəˈnɛtɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the study of soaring or gliding flight, esp the study of gliders

Word Origin for aerodonetics

C20: from Greek aerodonetos tossed in the air, from aero- + donētos, past participle of donein to toss
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