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aerospace

[air-oh-speys] /ˈɛər oʊˌspeɪs/
noun
1.
the atmosphere and the space beyond considered as a whole.
2.
the industry concerned with the design and manufacture of aircraft, rockets, missiles, spacecraft, etc., that operate in aerospace.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to aerospace or the aerospace industry.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; aero- + space
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British Dictionary definitions for aero space

aerospace

/ˈɛərəˌspeɪs/
noun
1.
the atmosphere and space beyond
2.
(modifier) of or relating to rockets, missiles, space vehicles, etc, that fly or operate in aerospace: the aerospace industry
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Word Origin and History for aero space

aerospace

adj.

1958, American English, from aero- "atmosphere" + (outer) space (n.).

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aero space in Science
aerospace
  (âr'ō-spās')   
  1. Relating to the Earth's atmosphere and the space beyond.

  2. Relating to the science and technology of flight and space travel.


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