aerothermodynamics

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aerothermodynamics

[air-oh-thur-moh-dahy-nam-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
aerodynamics dealing with conditions where there are significant heat exchanges in gases or significant thermal effects between gas and solid surfaces, as in very high-speed, generally supersonic flight.

Origin:
1940–45; aero- + thermodynamics

aerothermodynamic, adjective
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aerothermodynamics (ˌɛərəʊˌθɜːməʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
 
n
(functioning as singular) the study of the exchange of heat between solids and gases, esp of the heating effect on aircraft flying through the air at very high speeds
 
aerothermody'namic
 
adj

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The combined discipline of aerodynamics and thermodynamics has been named aerothermodynamics.
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