aerobatic

aerobatics

[air-uh-bat-iks]
noun
1.
(used with a plural verb) stunts performed in flight by an airplane, glider, or the like.
2.
(used with a singular verb) the art or technique of performing such stunts.

Origin:
1915–20; aero- + (acro)batics

aerobatic, adjective
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aerobatics (ˌɛərəʊˈbætɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular or plural) spectacular or dangerous manoeuvres, such as loops or rolls, performed in an aircraft or glider; stunt flying
 
[C20: from aero- + (acro)batics]
 
aero'batic
 
adj

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