Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases, especially the interaction of moving objects with the atmosphere.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The science which treats of the motion of the air and other gases, or of their properties and mechanical effects when in motion.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The science which treats of the air and other gaseous bodies under the action of force, and of their mechanical effects.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The science of the dynamics of bodies moving relative to gases, especially the interaction of moving objects with the atmosphere

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow

Etymologies

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From French aérodynamique, from aero- +‎ dynamics.

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  • "The Unseen Essential" Author:James P. Gills,M.D. pg97

    And the law of the sprit is like the law of aerodynamics that maintains a plane in flight.

    November 1, 2010