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aerostatics

[ air-uh-stat-iks ]
/ ˌɛər əˈstæt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in the gases in equilibrium with one another.Compare aerodynamics.
the science of lighter-than-air aircraft.
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Origin of aerostatics

First recorded in 1745–55; see origin at aerostatic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for aerostatics

aerostatics
/ (ˌɛərəˈstætɪks) /

noun (functioning as singular)
the study of gases in equilibrium and bodies held in equilibrium in gasesCompare aerodynamics
the study of lighter-than-air craft, such as balloons
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