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aer·o·bics

aerobics

 
pronunciation:
eI ro bihks
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part of speech: noun
inflections: aerobics
definition: (used with a singular or plural verb) a form of exercise that works the heart and lungs to help the body use oxygen better. Running, swimming, biking, or dance are forms of aerobics.
Aerobics should be done at least a few days a week.
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The word aerobics contains the following parts:
aer, aero Greek root that means air, gas
bio, bi, -be Greek root that means life, living, living things
-ics Greek noun-forming suffix that means science, study, or practice of; properties of; practices pertaining to
synonyms:
-logy, -ology