aero

[air-oh]

Origin:
1895–1900; aero- used as free form

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aero-

a combining form meaning “air,” used in formation of compound words: aerodrome.
Also, aer-, aeri-.


Origin:
< Greek, equivalent to āer- (stem of āḗr air1) + -o- -o-

aero.

1.
aeronautic; aeronautical.
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aero1 (ˈɛərəʊ)
 
n
(modifier) of or relating to aircraft or aeronautics: an aero engine

aero2
 
the internet domain name for
an organization in the air-transport industry

aero-, (before a vowel) aeri- or (before a vowel) aer-
 
combining form
1.  denoting air, atmosphere, or gas: aerodynamics
2.  denoting aircraft: aeronautics
 
[ultimately from Greek aēr air]
 
aeri-, (before a vowel) aeri- or (before a vowel) aer-
 
combining form
 
[ultimately from Greek aēr air]
 
aer-, (before a vowel) aeri- or (before a vowel) aer-
 
combining form
 
[ultimately from Greek aēr air]

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aero- or aer-
pref.

  1. Air; atmosphere: aerobic.

  2. Gas: aerosol.

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Abbreviations & Acronyms
aero.
  1. aeronautical

  2. aeronautics

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Example sentences
Aero-Foam smothered oil and gasoline fires by blanketing them in the soy-based foam.
There's not a checkpoint between getting into the departures area and getting to the landside end of the aero-bridge.
Check with the aero-engineers who are constantly struggling to eliminate sound in the airplane designs.
If a car pick the lightest one you can and if you want range at speed, pick an aero one.
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