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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-stat-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈstæt ɪks/
    • /ˌeə.rəʊ.ˈstæ.tɪks/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-stat-iks]
    • /ˌɛər əˈstæt ɪks/

Definitions of aerostatics word

  • noun aerostatics the study of gases in equilibrium and bodies held in equilibrium in gases 3
  • noun aerostatics the study of lighter-than-air craft, such as balloons 3
  • noun aerostatics 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 3
  • noun aerostatics the branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in the gases in equilibrium with one another. Compare aerodynamics. 1
  • noun aerostatics the science of lighter-than-air aircraft. 1
  • noun aerostatics (physics) the study of gases in equilibrium and of balloons or aircraft in varying atmospheric conditions. 1

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Origin of aerostatics

First appearance:

before 1745
One of the 47% newest English words
First recorded in 1745-55; See origin at aerostatic, -ics

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Parts of speech for Aerostatics


aerostatics popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 42% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

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