(used with a plural verb) stunts performed in flight by an airplane, glider, or the like.
(used with a singular verb) the art or technique of performing such stunts.
The development of aerobatics, air fighting, and formation tactics brought many airmen into prominence.
Aviation in Peace and War Sir Frederick Hugh Sykes
Looping the loop, and other kinds of what are now called ‘aerobatics’, were habitually disparaged as idle spectacles.
The War in the Air; Vol. 1 Walter Raleigh.
(functioning as singular or pl) spectacular or dangerous manoeuvres, such as loops or rolls, performed in an aircraft or glider; stunt flying
aircraft tricks, “trick flying,” 1914, from aero- + ending from acrobat (also see -ics). Earlier (1879) it meant “the art of constructing and using airships; aerial navigation; aeronautics.”
(used with a plural verb) stunts performed in flight by an airplane, glider, or the like. (used with a singular verb) the art or technique of performing such stunts. Contemporary Examples The aerobatic magic here is something that escapes me, but what do I know? Real Pilots Laugh at ‘Flight’ Patrick Smith November 17, 2012 […]
an organism, especially a bacterium, that requires air or free oxygen for life (opposed to ). noun (pl) -obes, -obia (-ˈəʊbɪə) an organism that requires oxygen for respiration Compare anaerobe aerobe aer·obe (âr’ōb’) n. An organism, such as a bacterium, requiring oxygen to live. aerobe (âr’ōb’) An organism, such as a bacterium, that can or […]
a U.S. two-stage, liquid-propellant sounding rocket developed in the 1940s that carried scientific instruments and occasionally biological specimens into the upper stratosphere. Historical Examples Actually, we used a modified Aerobee, a rocket of proven dependability. The Scarlet Lake Mystery Harold Leland Goodwin