[ air-oh-mag-net-iks ]
/ ˌɛər oʊ mægˈnɛt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of measuring magnetic characteristics associated with atmospheric conditions of the earth.

Origin of aeromagnetics

First recorded in 1945–50; aero- + magnetics Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Scientific definitions for aeromagnetics

[ âr′ō-măg-nĕtĭks ]

The scientific study of the Earth's magnetic characteristics as measured from the air.
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