Synonyms for aeronautics

Grammar : Noun
Spell : air-uh-naw-tiks, -not-iks
Phonetic Transcription : ˌɛər əˈnɔ tɪks, -ˈnɒt ɪks

Définition of aeronautics

Origin :
  • 1824, from aeronautic (1784), from French aéronautique, from aéro- (see aero-) + nautique "of ships," from Latin nauticus, from Greek nautikos (see nautical). Originally of balloons. Also see -ics. Aeronaut "balloonist" is from 1784.
  • noun science of flight
Example sentences :
  • It must be that some country has gained a big lead in aeronautics.
  • Extract from : « Astounding Stories of Super-Science, November, 1930 » by Various
  • I think that the stronghold of Inclusionism is in aeronautics.
  • Extract from : « The Book of the Damned » by Charles Fort
  • If aeronautics is to be made popular, every one must be able to take part in it.
  • Extract from : « Opportunities in Aviation » by Arthur Sweetser
  • The pioneers of aeronautics could not afford to lose friends; they had none too many.
  • Extract from : « The War in the Air; Vol. 1 » by Walter Raleigh.
  • These brothers were wealthy and full of enthusiasm for aeronautics.
  • Extract from : « The Romance of Aircraft » by Lawrence Yard Smith
  • Anybodyd think you were delivering a lecture on aeronautics, Jerry!
  • Extract from : « The Motor Boys Over the Ocean » by Clarence Young
  • I was going back to baths and decent food and aeronautics and Beatrice.
  • Extract from : « Tono Bungay » by H. G. Wells
  • Ned's father had been a consulting engineer with a fondness for aeronautics.
  • Extract from : « The Air Ship Boys » by H.L. Sayler
  • I have spent enough time with aeronautics—and those other things.
  • Extract from : « When the Sleeper Wakes » by Herbert George Wells
  • They wondered what their great-grandparents would have thought of aeronautics.
  • Extract from : « The War in the Air » by Herbert George Wells

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