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or aeronautic

[air-uh-naw-ti-kuh l, -not-i-] /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪ kəl, -ˈnɒt ɪ-/
Origin of aeronautical
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aeronautically, adverb Unabridged
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  • Hence a definite branch of applied science—aeronautical Meteorology—is rapidly taking shape.

    Meteorology Charles Fitzhugh Talman
  • Baumann was already noted for his work as an aeronautical engineer.

    Zeppelin Harry Vissering
  • The piston rings are of special design, developed after years of experimenting in aeronautical engines.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
  • The only firm which has in Belgium the speciality of aeronautical patents.

  • The duplex for aeronautical motors is made of cast aluminum alloy.

    Aviation Engines Victor Wilfred Pag
  • Prominent figure in German aeronautical and aviation circles.

  • What you've been doing in the aeronautical line, Matt, has aroused a good deal of interest all over the country.

    Motor Matt's Daring Rescue Stanley R. Matthews
  • The glider in question was exhibited at the aeronautical Exhibition of 1868.

    A History of Aeronautics E. Charles Vivian
  • What aeronautical authorities declared to be the greatest feat in the history of aviation had been successfully accomplished.

    Historic Inventions Rupert S. Holland
British Dictionary definitions for aeronautical


of or relating to aeronauts or aeronautics
Derived Forms
aeronautically, adverb
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