aerostat


aero·stat

noun \-ˌstat\

Definition of AEROSTAT

:  a lighter-than-air aircraft (as a balloon or blimp) — compare aerodyne

Origin of AEROSTAT

French aérostat, from aér- + -stat
First Known Use: 1784

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: aerostatic (adjective)
Previous Word in the Dictionary: aerospike
All Words Near: aerostat

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up aerostat? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).