aerostatics

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aer·o·stat·ics

 (âr′ō-stăt′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science of gases in equilibrium and of the equilibrium of balloons or aircraft under changing atmospheric flight conditions.

aerostatics

(ˌɛərəˈstætɪks)
n (functioning as singular)
1. (General Physics) the study of gases in equilibrium and bodies held in equilibrium in gases. Compare aerodynamics
2. (Aeronautics) the study of lighter-than-air craft, such as balloons

aer•o•stat•ics

(ˌɛər əˈstæt ɪks)

n. (used with a sing. v.)
1. the science that deals with gases in equilibrium.
2. the science of lighter-than-air aircraft.
[1745–55]

aerostatics

the study of the construction and operation of aerostats, lighter-than-air craft, as balloons or dirigibles. — aerostatic, aerostatical, adj.
See also: Aviation
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