aerostatics [er΄ō stat′iks]
the branch of aeromechanics that deals with the equilibrium of air or other gases, and with the equilibrium of solid bodies, such as aerostats, floating in air or other gases

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  • aerostatics — noun the study of gases in equilibrium and of balloons or aircraft in varying atmospheric conditions See Also: aerostat, aerostatic …   Wiktionary

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  • aerostatics — aer·o·stat·ics || ‚eÉ™rəʊ stætɪks n. science of the equilibrium of floatable devices (i.e. air ballon, blimp, dirigible) …   English contemporary dictionary

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