Definition: Aerospace

From New World Encyclopedia


aero- From Ancient Greek ἀέρος (aéros), the genitive singular of ἀήρ (aḗr, “air”) +‎ space


aerospace (usually uncountable, plural aerospaces)

  1. the atmosphere of the Earth and the region of space around it
  2. the industry concerned with aircraft, missiles, satellites and spacecraft


aerospace (comparative more aerospace, superlative most aerospace)

  1. of, or relating to the Earth's atmosphere and nearby space
  2. of, or relating to the science, technology and industry associated with aircraft, missiles, satellites and spacecraft


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