Definition of Aerodynamics

1. Noun. The branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow.

Exact synonyms: Aeromechanics
Generic synonyms: Mechanics
Derivative terms: Aerodynamic, Aeromechanic



Definition of Aerodynamics

1. Noun. The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases, especially the interaction of moving objects with the atmosphere ¹

2. Noun. (alternative form of aerodynamics) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aerodynamics

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Medical Definition of Aerodynamics

1. The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion. Origin: aero-+ G. Dynamis, force (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Aerodynamics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Scientific Papers by John William Strutt Rayleigh (1902)
"EXPERIMENTS IN aerodynamics*. [Nature, XLV. pp. 108, 109, 1891. ... That the effect should be independent • Experiment* in aerodynamics. By SP Langley. ..."

2. The Observatory (1892)
"EXPERIMENTS IN aerodynamics*.—Prof. 8. P. Langley, like several other American professors, has lately turned his attention to the subject of flying-machines ..."

3. Airplane Design and Construction by Ottorino Pomilio (1919)
"PART II CHAPTER VII ELEMENTS OF aerodynamics aerodynamics studies the laws governing ... For these reasons, we shall consider aerodynamics as an "Applied ..."

4. Smithsonian Physical Tables by Smithsonian Institution, Thomas Gray (1903)
"... angular and linear, conversion factors for 17, 18 Activity, conversion factors for 19, 21 aerodynamics; data for the soaring of planes 109 data for wind ..."

5. Textbook of Naval Aeronautics by Henry Woodhouse (1917)
"CHAPTER XXXIV aerodynamics—EXPERIMENTAL RESEARCHES ON THE RESISTANCE OF AIR BY L. MARCHIS Professor in the Faculty of Sciences, University of Paris, France. ..."

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