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aerospace

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Space
aerospaceaerospace /ˈeərəʊspeɪs $ ˈeroʊ-/ noun [uncountable]  TTSthe industry that designs and builds aircraft and space vehiclesaerospace company/worker etc employment in the aerospace industry
Examples from the Corpus
aerospaceThe town has rebuilt its economy around aerospace, telecommunications, and manufacturing.Tens of thousands of workers may never regain their lost jobs in aerospace, real estate, finance and manufacturing.Raytheon executives raised the prospect that more aerospace layoffs may be coming in the aftermath of the Hughes purchase.Similar success stories can be found in other countries - for example, the aerospace exhibition at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington.In the aerospace and motor industry contexts, composites use different components but deploy them to similar ends.In the aerospace and transport industries, scientists and engineers use stoichiometric procedures to calculate fuel needs.The entertainment industry now employs more people than the aerospace industry.Also putting in strong years: aerospace and defense, oil drilling and medical device companies.aerospace company/worker etcThese will be the new Brahmins, to be employed by elite firms like Gattaca, an aerospace company.Read in studio An aerospace company will hear tomorrow whether it has managed to fight off a takeover bid.They may follow Internet businesses, aerospace companies or the stock market as a whole.The local aerospace company also suffered stinging nationwide publicity.The aerospace companies, and the elected representatives of their employees, are keen to salvage what jobs they may.
From Longman Business Dictionaryaerospaceaer‧o‧space /ˈeərəʊspeɪsˈeroʊ-/ noun [uncountable]MANUFACTURING the making of aircraft and space vehiclesUS aerospace companies are developing a new plane in cooperation with the US Air Force.
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