noun plural but singular in construction

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

Word History


aero- + ballistics

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aeroballistics was in 1949

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“Aeroballistics.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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