aerodynamics[er′ō dī nam′iks]
- The definition of aerodynamics is the study of movement of matter in relation to air or other gasses.
An example of a study of aerodynamics is to determine the potential speed of a vehicle based on the way its shape will move through air.
A simulation of an aircraft in wind tunnel used in the study of aerodynamics.
noun(used with a sing. verb)
top: high drag on a less aerodynamic shape
bottom: low drag on a more aerodynamic shape