aero·​bal·​lis·​tics | \ ¦er-ō-bə-¦li-stiks \

Definition of aeroballistics

: the study of the effects of aerodynamic forces upon the flight of missiles and projectiles

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First Known Use of aeroballistics

1949, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aeroballistics

aero- + ballistics

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“Aeroballistics.” The Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 21 January 2020.

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