plural -s
: the art or science of operating lighter-than-air aircraft compare aviation

Word History


French aérostation, irregular from aérostat + -ion

First Known Use

1784, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of aerostation was in 1784

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“Aerostation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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