(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 aerobatic magic here is something that escapes me, but what do I know?
Real Pilots Laugh at ‘Flight’ Patrick Smith November 17, 2012
(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.”
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
- Aerobic dancing
a system of exercises combining aerobics with dance steps and usually done to music.
Also called aerobic exercises. (used with a plural verb) any of various sustained exercises, as jogging, rowing, swimming, or cycling, that stimulate and strengthen the heart and lungs, thereby improving the body’s utilization of oxygen. (used with a singular verb) a physical fitness program based on such exercises: Aerobics is a good way to get […]