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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The science of designing and flying planes.

Usage examples (41)
  • The study of aeronautics helps make airplane travel safe.
  • James had spent his life in aeronautics, building anything that flew.
  • - Promoting American leadership in aeronautics by reversing funding cuts to NASA's and FAA's aeronautics R&D budget.
  • NASA should be turned back into a pure R&D organisation, purely for developing blue-sky innovations in aeronautics and astronautics. for more
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