[ air-oh-speys ]
/ ˈɛər oʊˌspeɪs /
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.
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British Dictionary definitions for aerospace
/ (ˈɛərəˌspeɪs) /
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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Scientific definitions for aerospace
[ âr′ō-spās′ ]
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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