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aerodyne Syllabification: aer·o·dyne
Pronunciation: /ˈerəˌdīn/

Definition of aerodyne in English:


Any heavier-than-air aircraft that derives its lift principally from aerodynamic forces.
Example sentences
  • Likewise, aerostats require less energy than aerodynes to do the same work in space.
  • His mission is to guide an assortment of infantry, vehicles, terradynes and aerodynes into victory on the battlefield.
  • Furthermore, this result is achieved without making the electronic equipment of medium- and long-distance transport aerodynes any heavier.

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