aeroelastic

[ air-oh-i-las-tik ]

adjectiveAeronautics.(of an airframe)
  1. of, relating to, or resulting from aerodynamic forces: tests to determine the aeroelastic stress on a building.

  2. deformable by aerodynamic forces.

Origin of aeroelastic

1
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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