aerospace engineering: Meaning and Definition of

aer'ospace engineer'ing

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  1. the branch of engineering that deals with the design, development, testing, and production of aircraft and related systemsand of spacecraft, missiles, rocket-propulsion systems, and other equipment operating beyond the earth's atmosphere
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