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AEROBIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does aerobic mean? 

AEROBIC (adjective)
  The adjective AEROBIC has 2 senses:

1. depending on free oxygen or air
2. based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency

  Familiarity information: AEROBIC used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AEROBIC (adjective)


Sense 1aerobic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Depending on free oxygen or air

Synonyms:

aerobic; aerophilic; aerophilous

Context example:

aerobic fermentation

Similar:

aerobiotic (living or active only in the presence of oxygen)

oxidative (taking place in the presence of oxygen)

Antonym:

anaerobic (living or active in the absence of free oxygen)


Sense 2aerobic [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency

Context examples:

aerobic dance / running is very aerobic

Antonym:

anaerobic (not aerobic)


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