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[air-uh-naw-ti-kuh l, -not-i-] /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪ kəl, -ˈnɒt ɪ-/
Also, aeronautic.
Origin of aeronautical
Related forms
aeronautically, adverb Unabridged
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  • There are two kinds of charts: nautical charts and aeronautical charts.
  • But one thing was missing during the aeronautical milestone: the pilot.
  • Seafarers have long been aware of their aeronautical abilities.
  • The common housefly is a marvel of aeronautical engineering.
  • But the national aeronautical curriculum might only address airplane-building.
  • If you want to learn how airplanes work, take courses in aeronautical engineering and flight dynamics.
  • But he began his professional career as an aeronautical engineer.
  • At the time, your correspondent was a freshly minted aeronautical engineer.
  • By using aeronautical and jet engineering, war has not become safer for the users of such technology, but become more devastating.
  • Apparently, insects had some secret that aeronautical engineers lacked.
British Dictionary definitions for aeronautical


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