English dictionary


aegis |ˈiːdʒɪs| — kindly endorsement and guidance

Aeneas |ˈæniəs| — a mythical Greek warrior who was a leader on the Trojan side of the Trojan War; hero of the Aeneid

Aeolian |iːˈoʊliən| — a member of one of four linguistic divisions of the prehistoric Greeks

aeon |ˈiːən| — (Gnosticism) a divine power or nature emanating from the Supreme Being and playing various roles in the operation of the universe

aerate |ˈereɪt| — expose to fresh air

aerated |ˈeəreɪtɪd| — (of a liquid) treated by having air passed or bubbled through it for purification

aeration |eəˈreɪʃən| — the process of exposing to air (so as to purify)

aerial |ˈeriəl| — a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

aerie |ˈeri| — the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)

aeriform |ˈerəˌfɔːrm| — resembling air or having the form of air

aerify |ˈerəˌfaɪ| — turn into gas

aerobatics |ˌerəˈbætɪks| — the performance of stunts while in flight in an aircraft

aerobic |eˈroʊbɪk| — depending on free oxygen or air

aerobics |eˈroʊbɪks| — exercise that increases the need for oxygen

aerodrome |ˈerədroʊm| — an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo

aerodynamic |ˌeroʊdaɪˈnæmɪk| — designed or arranged to offer the least resistant to fluid flow

aerodynamics |ˌeroʊdaɪˈnæmɪks| — the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow

aeroembolism |eroʊˈembəlɪzəm| — obstruction of the circulatory system caused by an air bubble as, e.g., accidentally during surgery or hypodermic injection or as a complication from scuba diving

aerofoil |ˈerəfɔɪl| — a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

aerogram |ˈerəˌɡræm| — a letter sent by air mail

aerolite |ˈerəˌlaɪt| — a stony meteorite consisting of silicate minerals

aerology |eˈrɑːlədʒiː| — meteorology of the total extent of the atmosphere; especially the upper layers

aeromechanic  — of or pertaining to aerodynamics

aeromechanics |ˌeroʊməˈkænɪks| — the branch of mechanics that deals with the motion of gases (especially air) and their effects on bodies in the flow

aeronaut |ˈerənɔːt| — someone who operates an aircraft

aeronautic |ˌeəroʊˈnɔːtɪk| — of or pertaining to aeronautics

aeronautical |ˌerəˈnɔːtɪkl| — of or pertaining to aeronautics

aeronautics |ˌerəˈnɔːtɪks| — the theory and practice of navigation through air or space

aeroplane |ˈerəpleɪn| — an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

aerosol |ˈerəsɔːl| — a cloud of solid or liquid particles in a gas

aerospace |ˈeroʊspeɪs| — the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole

aery |ˈeəri| — the lofty nest of a bird of prey (such as a hawk or eagle)

Aesop |ˈiːˌsɑːp| — Greek author of fables (circa 620-560 BC)

aesthete |ˈesθiːt| — one who professes great sensitivity to the beauty of art and nature

aesthetic |esˈθetɪk| — (philosophy) a philosophical theory as to what is beautiful

aesthetically |esˈθetɪkli| — in a tasteful way

aesthetics |esˈθetɪks| — (art) the branch of philosophy dealing with beauty and taste (emphasizing the evaluative criteria that are applied to art)

aestival |ˈiːstɪv(ə)l| — (rare) of or occurring in summer

aetiology |ˌiːtiˈɑːlədʒi| — the cause of a disease