Definitions for aerobicɛəˈroʊ bɪk
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
(of an organism or tissue) requiring the presence of air or free oxygen to sustain life.
pertaining to or caused by the presence of oxygen.
of or pertaining to aerobics:
Origin of aerobic:
aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous(adj)
depending on free oxygen or air
based on or using the principles of aerobics; enhancing respiratory and circulatory efficiency
"aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic"
Living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen e.g. aerobic bacteria.
Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body e.g. aerobic exercise.
Of, or relating to aerobics.
Origin: aérobie, coined in 1863 by Louis Pasteur, from ἀήρ + βίος .