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aerostatic

or aer·o·stat·i·cal

[air-uh-stat-ik or air-uh-stat-i-kuh l]
adjective
  1. of or relating to aerostatics.
  2. of, or capable of supporting, aerostats.
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Origin of aerostatic

First recorded in 1775–85; aero- + static
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for aerostatic

Historical Examples

  • You think, then, that aerostatic science has said its last word?

    Five Weeks in a Balloon

    Jules Verne

  • There the chief of the aerostatic division took the defensive.

    The Last Shot

    Frederick Palmer

  • Aerostatic Press, a contrivance for extracting the colouring matter from dye-woods and for similar purposes.

  • M. Ferdinand Lemaitre proposes to establish an aerostatic bridge between Calais and Dover.

  • I am glad my Letters respecting the Aerostatic Experiment were not unacceptable.