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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. 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.
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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


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