aerodonetics

aerodonetics

(ˌɛərəʊdəˈnɛtɪks)
n
(Aeronautics) (functioning as singular) the study of soaring or gliding flight, esp the study of gliders
[C20: from Greek aerodonetos tossed in the air, from aero- + donētos, past participle of donein to toss]
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aerodonetics

Rare. the science or art of gliding. — aerodonetic, adj.
See also: Aviation
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