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Definition of the adjective aerobic

What does aerobic mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. depending on free oxygen or air
  2. based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency
    • examples: aerobic dance | running is very aerobic
    • antonym: anaerobic

Alternative definition of the adjective aerobic


  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.

Specialised definition of the adjective aerobic

Glossary of chemistry

conditions under which molecular oxygen serves as the terminal electron acceptor in respiration or in metabolic oxygenation

Glossary of sports

in the presence of, requiring or utilizing oxygen. (Mark H. Anshel. 1991. Dictionary of the Sport and Exercise Sciences. Human Kinetics Books Champaign, Illinois)

Definition of the noun aerobic

What does aerobic mean as a name of something?

Specialised definition of the noun aerobic

Glossary of sports

high intensity exercise for training general fitness. This form of fitness training uses dance and calisthenic exercises to increase oxygen utilization. Aerobics is a form of endurance training, which is generally accompanied by music and also trains coordinative abilities, flexibility, strength, and endurance speed. The work of Kenneth H. Cooper, who presented an aerobic training program in a book entitled "Aerobics" (1968) and developed corresponding performance tests helped aerobics to be well received and become a "popular movement". When performed correctly aerobics can contribute toward maintaining and improving health. (Herbert Haag & Gerald Haag. 2003. Dictionary. Sport, Physical Education, Sport Science. Kiel, Institut für Sport und Sportwissenschaften)


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Google previewSarup's Dictionary of Biotechnology (2000)

by Rita Singh

Oxygen transfer: The efficient transfer of oxygen in commercial and technical scale aerobic microbiological processes represents one of the major challenges to chemical engineers concerned with bioreactor design. Irrespective of whether an ...

Google previewDictionary of Water and Waste Management (2005)

by Paul G Smith

The four stage process involves an anaerobic zone followed by one or two anoxic zones and finally an aerobic zone (see Figure U.1). The aerobic zone is used for BOD removal and nitrification. The return activated sludge from the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Agricultural, Food, and Biological Engineering (Print) (2003)

by Dennis R. Heldman

INTRODUCTION Oxygen is an important ingredient for microbial growth during aerobic fermentation. Since solubility of oxygen is very low in aqueous ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Parasitology: A-M (2008)

by Heinz Mehlhorn, Horst Aspöck

In the development of the liver fluke, therefore, 2 pronounced shifts in energy metabolism seem to occur: one being characterized by the transition from complete substrate oxidation to aerobic acetate formation, and the other by a change from ...

Google previewThe New Wellness Encyclopedia (1995)

by University of California, Berkeley

Aerobic. Activities. One of the truly pleasant aspects of exercising is that you have plenty of options. You can choose to do something as simple as walking, you can take up one or more recreational sports, or you can perform a specific routine ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia of Natural Medicine (2012)

by Sherry Torkos

(AEROBIC). EXERCISE. Cardiovascular activities involve large muscle groups and increase heart rate for more than a few minutes. Examples include brisk walking, swimming, biking, aerobics, dancing, and rollerblading. These exercises help ...


by McGraw-Hill Education

aerobic process advective hypothesis [METEOROL] The assumption that local temperature changes are the result only of horizontal or isobaric advection. { lad' vek-tiv hi'path-o-ses } advective thunderstorm [METEOROL] Athunderstorm ...

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Cyclists, I work with a number of cyclists. They are great athletes; they are great aerobic athletes. If you ask them to hit a baseball or golf ball, they can't do that. (Eric Heiden)
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The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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