One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1attributive Aeronautical.‘an aero club’
- ‘The aero squadron consisted of tour sections: headquarters, engineering, supply, and flying.’
- ‘This man receives our highest recommendation as a professional aero tow pilot.’
- ‘It had been removed from the aircraft and mounted on a stand inside the aero laboratory.’
- ‘Wetting his lips, he engaged the engine, launched the wing and wire aero machine and was quickly airborne!’
- ‘That in itself keeps the number of aero pilots rather small.’
- ‘These men formed the backbone of the early aero squadrons and enabled army aviation to expand.’
2attributive Aerodynamic.‘we softened the lines for a more aero look’
- ‘Unlike typical vehicles in that segment, the look is aero and uncluttered, sporty, not beefy.’
- ‘However, one of the issues of high-efficiency vehicles - as in a gas-electric hybrid - is aero drag.’
- ‘‘With the new aero package,’ he says, ‘we needed a new tire to tighten up the cars.’’
- ‘Because of the wacky aero rules, drivers are relying more on their pit crews to get the cars out quickly and up front.’
- ‘He has added four different springs and two different sway bars to help adjust to the new aero package and nose.’
Early 20th century (in aero (sense 1)): abbreviation.
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