Aero meaning

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The aero prefix means something involving the air or atmosphere, flight or airplanes, or gas.

An example of the aero-prefix is an aerophysicist, someone who studies the physics the earth's atmosphere.

An example of the aero-prefix is aeronautics, meaning the science of flying airplanes.

An example of the aero-prefix is aeroembolism, a gas bubble that can form from surgery, diving, or high altitudes.

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Aerodynamic in styling. Used especially of automotive vehicles.
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Aeronautics.
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Air.

Aerolite.

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Aircraft or flying.

Aerobatics.

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Aeronautic.
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Aeronautical.
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Aviation.

Aeronautics.

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Of or for aeronautics or aircraft.
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The definition of aero is something related to flight or to being aerodynamic, allowing for air to flow smoothly over it.

An example of something aero is a car with a smooth body shape; an aerodynamic or aero car.

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Gas, gases.

Aerodynamics.

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(.AEROspace) A top-level Internet domain used by legitimate members of the air transport industry and civil aviation sector. Sponsored by the aviation industry, the dot-aero name was added in 2000. See Internet domain name.
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(1) See Aereo.
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Pronounced dot aero.The generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) reserved exclusively for aeronautical interests.This domain was created in 2002 under the sponsorship of the Soci.
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Of or pertaining to aviation.

We've seen a lot of growth in the aero sector.

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Aerodynamic, or having an aerodynamic appearance.

It's a very aero design, with smooth lines.

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(slang, auto racing) Aerodynamics.
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(Internet) An Internet top-level domain intended to be used for websites related to aviation.
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Origin of aero

  • < Gr aēr, air

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Greek āero- from āēr air wer-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition