aeroelastic

[ air-oh-i-las-tik ]
/ ˌɛər oʊ ɪˈlæs tɪk /

adjective Aeronautics. (of an airframe)

of, relating to, or resulting from aerodynamic forces: tests to determine the aeroelastic stress on a building.
deformable by aerodynamic forces.

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Origin of aeroelastic

First recorded in 1930–35; aero- + elastic

OTHER WORDS FROM aeroelastic

aer·o·e·las·tic·i·ty [air-oh-i-la-stis-i-tee, -ee-la-] /ˌɛər oʊ ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi læ-/, noun
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