[ air-uh-naw-ti-kuhl, -not-i-kuhl ]
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Origin of aeronautical

  • Also aer·o·nau·tic [air-uh-naw-tik, -not-ik] /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪk, -ˈnɒt ɪk/ .

Other words from aeronautical

  • aer·o·nau·ti·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use aeronautical in a sentence

  • He tried to dissuade her from it, those aeronautic expeditions not being free from danger.

    Urania | Camille Flammarion
  • His death cast a gloom over the many aeronautic enthusiasts of France, England and America.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • The year following the Great War will go down in history as a marvelous period in aeronautic achievement.

    The Romance of Aircraft | Lawrence Yard Smith
  • Theres going to be a big airship carnival next month, boys, said Andy Rush, who seemed to keep abreast of aeronautic matters.

  • He travelled nine leagues in the air: managing his machine with a skill never since surpassed in aeronautic experiments.

British Dictionary definitions for aeronautical


/ (ˌɛərəˈnɔːtɪkəl) /

  1. of or relating to aeronauts or aeronautics

Derived forms of aeronautical

  • aeronautically, adverb

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