any heavier-than-air aircraft deriving its lift mainly from aerodynamic forces.

1905–10; back formation from aerodynamic; see dyne Unabridged
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aerodyne (ˈɛərəʊˌdaɪn)
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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This dynamic movement through the air is the origin of the term aerodyne.
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