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aerodynamics

 [ār″o-di-nam´iks]
the science of air or gases in motion.

aer·o·dy·nam·ics

(ār'ō-dī-nam'iks),
The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion.
[aero- + G. dynamis, force]

aerodynamics

the study of air or other gases in motion or of bodies moving in air.

aer·o·dy·nam·ics

(ār'ō-dī-nam'iks)
The study of air and other gases in motion, the forces that set them in motion, and the results of such motion.
[aero- + G. dynamis, force]
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