AskDefine | Define aerobic

Dictionary Definition

aerobic adj
1 depending on free oxygen or air; "aerobic fermentation" [syn: aerophilic, aerophilous] [ant: anaerobic]
2 based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency; "aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic" [ant: anaerobic]

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English

Adjective

  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.

Translations

Living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen
Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body
Of, or relating to aerobics

Antonyms

Extensive Definition

Aerobic is an adjective that means "requiring air", where "air" usually means oxygen.
Aerobic may also refer to:

See also

aerobic in Norwegian: Aerob
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