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aeromagnetics

[air-oh-mag-net-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the science of measuring magnetic characteristics associated with atmospheric conditions of the earth.
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Origin of aeromagnetics

First recorded in 1945–50; aero- + magnetics
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aeromagnetics

[âr′ō-măg-nĕtĭks]
  1. The scientific study of the Earth's magnetic characteristics as measured from the air.
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