aeronautical

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aero- +‎ nautical

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aeronautical (comparative more aeronautical, superlative most aeronautical)

  1. Of or pertaining to the scientific study of flight
    • 1963 April, Roy L. Clough, Jr., “Hoopskirt: The old "flying barrel" turns in a top performance in this up-to-date-model”, in Popular Mechanics[1], page 155:
      If anybody snickers, put 'em in their place by reminding them that the annular wing is a very old aeronautical principle.

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