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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-naw-tiks, -not-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks/
    • /ˌeə.rəˈnɔː.tɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-naw-tiks, -not-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks/

Definitions of aeronautics word

  • uncountable noun aeronautics Aeronautics is the science of designing and building aeroplanes. 3
  • noun aeronautics the study or practice of all aspects of flight through the air 3
  • noun aeronautics the science, art, or work of designing, making, and operating aircraft 3
  • noun aeronautics the science or art of flight. 1
  • noun aeronautics The science or practice of travel through the air. 1
  • noun aeronautics The design, construction, mathematics and mechanics of aircraft and other flying objects. 0

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Origin of aeronautics

First appearance:

before 1820
One of the 38% newest English words
1820-25; < New Latin aeronautica or French aéronautique; see aero-, nautical, -ics

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Parts of speech for Aeronautics


aeronautics popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 59% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

aeronautics usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for aeronautics

noun aeronautics

  • aviation — Aviation is the operation and production of aircraft.
  • flying — making flight or passing through the air; that flies: a flying insect; an unidentified flying object.
  • flight — an act or instance of fleeing or running away; hasty departure.

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