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aeroelastic

[air-oh-i-las-tik] /ˌɛər oʊ ɪˈlæs tɪk/
adjective, Aeronautics, (of an airframe)
1.
of, relating to, or resulting from aerodynamic forces:
tests to determine the aeroelastic stress on a building.
2.
deformable by aerodynamic forces.
Origin of aeroelastic
1930-1935
1930-35; aero- + elastic
Related forms
aeroelasticity
[air-oh-i-la-stis-i-tee, -ee-la-] /ˌɛər oʊ ɪ læˈstɪs ɪ ti, -ˌi læ-/ (Show IPA),
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  • These systems may also affect the aeroelastic stability of the airplane.
  • Conclusions of the aeroelastic behavior of an actual wing have to be made with extreme care.

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