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aerodynamic

Syllabification: aer·o·dy·nam·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌerōˌdīˈnamik
 
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Definition of aerodynamic in English:

adjective

1Of or relating to aerodynamics: aerodynamic forces
More example sentences
  • Downforce is the combination of aerodynamic and centrifugal forces.
  • In flight, interactions between aerodynamic forces and a flexing airframe induce vibrations.
  • Integrating the effects of either the pressure or the velocity determines the aerodynamic force on an object.
1.1Of or having a shape that reduces the drag from air moving past: the plane has a more aerodynamic shape
More example sentences
  • The slimmer shape and aerodynamic design also lessens wind noise and reduces fuel consumption.
  • The bicycles are designed to reduce aerodynamic drag caused by the machine itself and the rider's racing position.
  • Many hybrids use aerodynamic design to reduce drag and improve fuel efficiency.

Derivatives

aerodynamically

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adverb
Example sentences
  • The aerodynamically efficient body has a drag coefficient of 0.26, contributing to excellent noise insulation for the cabin and fuel economy.
  • The Flying Nun's habit just did not look aerodynamically sound.
  • And I don't think a formation of 9 would be aerodynamically stable either.

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