aeroelastic

[air-oh-i-las-tik]

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.

Nearby words

  1. aerodynamic trajectory,
  2. aerodynamic wave drag,
  3. aerodynamicist,
  4. aerodynamics,
  5. aerodyne,
  6. aeroelastics,
  7. aeroembolism,
  8. aeroemphysema,
  9. aerofoil,
  10. aerogel

Origin of aeroelastic

First recorded in 1930–35; aero- + elastic

Related formsaer·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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