Meaning of “aerodynamics” in the English Dictionary

"aerodynamics" in English

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aerodynamicsnoun [ U ]

uk /ˌeə.rəʊ.daɪˈnæm.ɪks/ us /ˌer.oʊ.daɪˈnæm.ɪks/

Examples from literature

  • They had never heard of aerodynamics but they knew how to construct fireplaces that would give out real heat as well as chimneys that carried the smoke where it belonged, up and out. 

(Definition of “aerodynamics” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"aerodynamics" in American English

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aerodynamicsnoun [ U ]

us /ˌeər·oʊ·dɑɪˈnæm·ɪks/

the science that studies the movement of gases and the way solid bodies, such as aircraft, move through them

adjective us /ˌeər·oʊ·dɑɪˈnæm·ɪk/

The car’s design is splendidly aerodynamic.

(Definition of “aerodynamics” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)