aerostatics


aero·stat·ics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction \ˌer-ō-ˈsta-tiks\

Definition of AEROSTATICS

:  a branch of statics that deals with the equilibrium of gaseous fluids and of solid bodies immersed in them

Origin of AEROSTATICS

modification of New Latin aerostatica, from aer- + statica statics
First Known Use: 1784

Rhymes with AEROSTATICS

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