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aerostatics

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noun plural but singular or plural in construction aero·stat·ics \ˌer-ō-ˈsta-tiks\

Definition of aerostatics

  1. :  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

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