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or aer·o·nau·tic

[air-uh-naw-ti-kuh l, -not-i-kuh or air-uh-naw-tik, -not-ik]
  1. of aeronautics or aeronauts.
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Origin of aeronautical

Related formsaer·o·nau·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for aeronautic

Historical Examples

  • The aeronautic habit has engaged the attention of many arachnologists.


    Cecil Warburton

  • The secretary of the aeronautic association wrote me that he had picked out for us one of the best on the grounds.

  • He took a prominent part in aeronautic experiments during his stay in France.

  • Theres going to be a big airship carnival next month, boys, said Andy Rush, who seemed to keep abreast of aeronautic matters.

  • Indeed the fruit of his many years' study of aeronautic conditions was ready for the gathering at this very moment.

    Aircraft and Submarines

    Willis J. Abbot.

British Dictionary definitions for aeronautic


  1. of or relating to aeronauts or aeronautics
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Derived Formsaeronautically, adverb
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