Definition of Aeronautics

1. Noun. The theory and practice of navigation through air or space.

Exact synonyms: Astronautics
Generic synonyms: Natural Philosophy, Physics
Specialized synonyms: Avionics
Examples of category: Load Factor, Dynamic Balance, Astrogate, Astrogate, Rigid, Semirigid, Nonrigid
Derivative terms: Aeronautic, Aeronautical



Definition of Aeronautics

1. Noun. The design, construction, mathematics and mechanics of aircraft and other flying objects ¹

2. Noun. The theory and practice of aircraft navigation ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aeronautics

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aeronautics

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aerometes
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aeromonas
aeromonas hydrophila
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aeronautic
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aeronautics (current term)
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aeronomist
aeronomists
aeronomy
aeropalynology
aeropathy
aeropause
aeropauses

Literary usage of Aeronautics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Book Auction Records by Frank Karslake (1902)
"Some Notes on the Bibliography of British aeronautics By JG HODGSON In acceding to the request of Mr. Henry N. Stevens to write a few notes on the subject ..."

2. Aircraft Year Book by Manufacturers Aircraft Association (1921)
"Yet in defiance of obstacles and discouragements, American aeronautics during proved itself worthy of a more liberal acceptance as a commercial factor and ..."

3. Guide to the Study and Use of Reference Books by Alice Bertha Kroeger, American Library Association, Isadore Gilbert Mudge (1917)
"6) 530 aeronautics Pierce, Robert Morris. Dictionary of aviation. ... Bibliography of aeronautics. Wash. Smithsonian inst. 1910. 940 p. ..."

4. The Engineering Index Annual for by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1909)
"aeronautics MISCELLANY pies of aeronautics. 4500 w. Sei Am— March 28, 1908. No. 91177. ... aeronautics 15000 w. Rev Gen Sei—June 15, 1908. No. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"To advance the development of the science of aeronautics and kindred sciences. To encourage aerial navigation, conferences, expositions, congresses and ..."

6. Technology Review by Massachusetts Institute of Technology Association of Class Secretaries, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alumni Association (1899)
"TECHNICAL EDUCATION IN aeronautics A Course Could be Started Now—The Framework ... There is a flood of books, pamphlets and magazines on aeronautics most of ..."

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