Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “aerodynamics”

aerodynamics

noun [U]  /ˌeər·oʊ·dɑɪˈnæm·ɪks/ us  
the science that studies the movement of gases and the way solid bodies, such as aircraft, move through them
aerodynamic
adjective  /ˌeər·oʊ·dɑɪˈnæm·ɪk/ us  
The car’s design is splendidly aerodynamic.
(Definition of aerodynamics from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of aerodynamics?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “aerodynamics” in other dictionaries

Translations of “aerodynamics”

Word of the Day

stampede

When animals or people stampede, they all move quickly in the same direction, often because they are frightened.

Word of the Day

Blog

Read our blog about how the English language behaves.

Learn More

New Words

Find words and meanings that have just started to be used in English, and let us know what you think of them.

Learn More