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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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The science that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in the gases in equilibrium with one another. (Plural word with singular meaning.)

Usage examples (16)
  • We were studying the density allocation of the air during our aerostatics class.
  • The attempts which we are about to cite do not strictly belong to the history of aerostatics.
  • Marechal, beholding this, passed suddenly from unbelief to perfect faith in aerostatics and in the capacity of the human mind, fell on his knees, and, with his eyes...
  • They were not engineers by profession, but simply amateurs of all that appertained to aerostatics, and they were amateurs in a fury, and especially foes of those who... for more
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