What does aerobic mean?

Definitions for aerobicɛəˈroʊ bɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aerobic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aerobic, aerophilic, aerophilous(adj)

    depending on free oxygen or air

    "aerobic fermentation"

  2. aerobic(adj)

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

    "aerobic dance"; "running is very aerobic"


  1. aerobic(Adjective)

    Living or occurring only in the presence of oxygen e.g. aerobic bacteria.

  2. aerobic(Adjective)

    Involving or improving oxygen consumption by the body e.g. aerobic exercise.

  3. aerobic(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to aerobics.

  4. Origin: aérobie, coined in 1863 by Louis Pasteur, from ἀήρ + βίος .


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerobic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aerobic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Lars Andersen:

    Aerobic capacity, also known as fitness, is an important predictor of health and longevity.

  2. Celso Carvalho:

    This information strongly suggests that aerobic exercise has an anti-inflammatory effect in asthma.

  3. Rania Mekary:

    Engaging in resistance training or, ideally, combining it with aerobic exercise could help older adults lessen abdominal fat while increasing or preserving muscle mass.

  4. Wendy Suzuki:

    Each class was one hour of me teaching them aerobic exercise, followed by an hour and a half lecture discussion talking about and telling them about what exercise was doing to their brain.

  5. Ben Adams:

    I feel way better after that long aerobic exercise, i ca n’t compare it to anything else. I ’m in way better spirits after I ride, and feel like it will keep me alive longer than golfing will.

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