- the atmosphere and the space beyond considered as a whole.
- the industry concerned with the design and manufacture of aircraft, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, etc., that operate in aerospace.
- of or relating to aerospace or the aerospace industry.
Origin of aerospace
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- the atmosphere and space beyond
- (modifier) of or relating to rockets, missiles, space vehicles, etc, that fly or operate in aerospacethe aerospace industry
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Word Origin and History for aerospace
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- Relating to the Earth's atmosphere and the space beyond.
- Relating to the science and technology of flight and space travel.
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