Definition of anaerobic adjective from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    anaerobic

     adjective
    adjective
    NAmE//ˌænəˈroʊbɪk//
     
    , NAmE//‑ɛˈroʊ‑//
     
     
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  1. 1(biology) not needing oxygen anaerobic bacteria
  2. 2(of physical exercise) not especially designed to improve the function of the heart and lungs opposite aerobic
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