aerothermodynamics

aerothermodynamics
noun plural but singular or plural in construction Date: 1949 the thermodynamics of gases and especially of air • aerothermodynamic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aerothermodynamics — | ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: aer + thermodynamics : the thermodynamics of gases and especially air * * * aerothermodynamic, adj. /air oh therr moh duy nam iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) aerodynamics dealing …   Useful english dictionary

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