The Alternative English Dictionary: aero

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adjective: {{en-adj}}
  1. Of or pertaining to aviation We've seen a lot of growth in the aero sector.
    • 1918, Illustrated World (volume 29, issue 3, page 406) According to aero experts these planes will be capable of carrying six passengers, five machine guns, a special rapid fire aerogun and about fifty bombs, and will be practically immune from injury due to attacks by the light battleplanes …
  2. Aerodynamic, or having an aerodynamic appearance It's a very aero design, with smooth lines.
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. (slang, uncountable, auto racing) Aerodynamics
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  2. (informal, countable, dated) An airplane or airship.
  • Eora

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