aeronautics

[ air-uh-naw-tiks, -not-iks ]SEE DEFINITION OF aeronautics

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It must be that some country has gained a big lead in aeronautics.

I think that the stronghold of Inclusionism is in aeronautics.

If aeronautics is to be made popular, every one must be able to take part in it.

The pioneers of aeronautics could not afford to lose friends; they had none too many.

These brothers were wealthy and full of enthusiasm for aeronautics.

Anybodyd think you were delivering a lecture on aeronautics, Jerry!

I was going back to baths and decent food and aeronautics and Beatrice.

Ned's father had been a consulting engineer with a fondness for aeronautics.

I have spent enough time with aeronautics—and those other things.

They wondered what their great-grandparents would have thought of aeronautics.

WORD ORIGIN

1824, from aeronautic (1784), from French aéronautique, from aéro- (see aero-) + nautique "of ships," from Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos (see nautical). Originally of balloons. Also see -ics. Aeronaut "balloonist" is from 1784.

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nounflying an aircraft; study of flying aircraft
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