of, relating to, or resulting from aerodynamic forces:
tests to determine the aeroelastic stress on a building.
deformable by aerodynamic forces.
the study of phenomena.
an obstruction of the circulatory system caused by air, as may arise during surgery. Also called the bends, caisson disease, decompression sickness. an acute condition caused by a rapid substantial decrease in atmospheric pressure, as in high-altitude flying and coming up from deep-sea diving, characterized by the formation of nitrogen bubbles in the blood, severe […]
- Aero engine
noun an engine for powering an aircraft Historical Examples I doubt if the muffler of an auto would cut down the sound of an aero engine to any appreciable extent. Tom Swift and his Air Scout Victor Appleton
. Historical Examples This term is usually applied to aerofoil surfaces which dip downwards like the wings of a bird. The Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning V. E. Johnson The flexing or bending of an aerofoil out of its normal shape. The Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning V. E. Johnson The stretching of […]