aeroballistics

[ air-oh-buh-lis-tiks ]
/ ˌɛər oʊ bəˈlɪs tɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of ballistics combined with that of aerodynamics and dealing primarily with the motion through the atmosphere of rockets, guided missiles, and other projectiles.

Origin of aeroballistics

First recorded in 1945–50; aero- + ballistics
Related formsaer·o·bal·lis·tic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for aeroballistics

aeroballistics

/ (ˌɛərəʊbəˈlɪstɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the ballistics of projectiles dropped, launched, or fired from aircraft

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