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Definition of "aerodynamic" []

  • Of or relating to aerodynamics. (adjective)
  • Designed with rounded edges so as to reduce wind drag and thereby increase fuel efficiency. Used especially of motor vehicles. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aerodynamic" in a sentence
  • "Apparently all that we humans need to become aerodynamic is to wear some yellow fans in our armpits."
  • "The Antas has a low, sloping front end, while a rear-mounted fin dominates the muscle-car body, recalling aerodynamic touring cars of the 1930s."
  • "The warning system was trying to protect against a condition called aerodynamic stall, in which the plane does not have enough speed to fly."