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aero

[air-oh] /ˈɛər oʊ/
adjective
1.
of or for aircraft.
2.
of or pertaining to aeronautics.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; aero- used as free form

aero-

1.
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.
3.
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  • 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.
  • If a car pick the lightest one you can and if you want range at speed, pick an aero one.
  • Check with the aero-engineers who are constantly struggling to eliminate sound in the airplane designs.
British Dictionary definitions for aero

aero1

/ˈɛərəʊ/
noun
1.
(modifier) of or relating to aircraft or aeronautics: an aero engine

aero2

abbreviation
1.
an organization in the air-transport industry

aero-

combining form
1.
denoting air, atmosphere, or gas: aerodynamics
2.
denoting aircraft: aeronautics
Word Origin
ultimately from Greek aēr air
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Word Origin and History for aero

aero-

word-forming element meaning "air, atmosphere; aircraft; gasses," from Greek aero-, comb. form of aer (genitive aeros) "air, lower atmosphere" (see air (n.1)).

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aero in Medicine

aero- or aer-
pref.

  1. Air; atmosphere: aerobic.

  2. Gas: aerosol.

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Related Abbreviations for aero

aero.

  1. aeronautical
  2. aeronautics
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