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aerostation

[ air-uh-stey-shuhn ]
/ ˌɛər əˈsteɪ ʃən /
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noun Aeronautics.

the science or art of operating aerostats.

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Origin of aerostation

First recorded in 1775–85; aerostat + -ion
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British Dictionary definitions for aerostation

aerostation
/ (ˈɛərəˌsteɪʃən) /

noun

the science of operating lighter-than-air craft
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