aerobic

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • aërobic

EtymologyEdit

French aérobie, coined in 1863 by Louis Pasteur, from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aēr, air) + βίος (bios, life) +‎ -ic.

AdjectiveEdit

aerobic (not comparable)

  1. Living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen e.g. aerobic bacteria.
  2. Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body e.g. aerobic exercise.
  3. Of, or relating to aerobics.

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FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English aerobics.

NounEdit

aerobic

  1. aerobics

DeclensionEdit

Last modified on 25 February 2014, at 20:32