A`ër*os*ta"tion (&?;), n. [Cf. F. aérostation the art of using aërostats.]

1.

Aërial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air.

2.

The science of weighing air; aërostatics. [Obs.]

 

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A`ër*o*sta"tion (?), n.

That part of aëronautics that deals with passive balloons.

 

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