aero-dyne

aerodyne

[air-uh-dahyn]
noun
any heavier-than-air aircraft deriving its lift mainly from aerodynamic forces.

Origin:
1905–10; back formation from aerodynamic; see dyne

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aerodyne (ˈɛərəʊˌdaɪn)
 
n
any heavier-than-air machine, such as an aircraft, that derives the greater part of its lift from aerodynamic forces
 
[C20: back formation from aerodynamic; see dyne]

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