aerostatics

  • 1 Aerostatics — is the study of gases that are not in motion. The corresponding study of gases in motion is called aerodynamics. It is a subfield of fluid statics that focuses on gases.Aerostatics studies density allocation, especially in air. One of the… …

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  • 2 Aerostatics — A [ e]r*o*stat ics, n. The science that treats of the equilibrium of elastic fluids, or that of bodies sustained in them. Hence it includes a[ e]ronautics. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 aerostatics — [er΄ō stat′iks] n. [ AERO + STATICS] 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 aerostatic adj …

    English World dictionary

  • 4 aerostatics — aerostatika statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. aerostatics vok. Aerostatik, f rus. аэростатика, f pranc. aérostatique, f …

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  • 5 aerostatics — aerostatika statusas T sritis Energetika apibrėžtis Aeromechanikos dalis, nagrinėjanti dujų (oro) pusiausvyros sąlygas ir dujų poveikį jose esančioms kietoms medžiagoms. Aerostatikos dėsniai taikomi kuriant lengvesnius už orą skraidymo aparatus… …

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  • 6 aerostatics — noun plural but singular or plural in construction Etymology: modification of New Latin aerostatica, from aer + statica statics Date: 1784 a branch of statics that deals with the equilibrium of gaseous fluids and of solid bodies immersed in them …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 aerostatics — /air euh stat iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. the branch of statics that deals with gases in equilibrium and with gases and bodies in the gases in equilibrium with one another. Cf. aerodynamics. 2. the science of lighter than air aircraft.… …

    Universalium

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

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  • 9 aerostatics — Synonyms and related words: aerial photography, aeroballistics, aerodynamics, aerogeology, aerography, aerology, aeromechanics, aeromedicine, aerometry, aeronautical meteorology, aerophotography, aerophysics, aeroscopy, aerospace research,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 aerostatics — science of air pressure; art of ballooning Sciences and Studies …

    Phrontistery dictionary

  • 11 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

  • 12 aerostatics — The consideration of conditions of equilibrium of a body at rest relative to the surrounding air (e.g., aerostats) …

    Aviation dictionary

  • 13 aerostatics — aero·stat·ics …

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  • 14 aerostatics — aer•o•stat•ics [[t]ˌɛər əˈstæt ɪks[/t]] n. (used with a sing. v.) 1) aer. mec phs the science that deals with gases in equilibrium 2) aer. the science of lighter than air aircraft • Etymology: 1745–55 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 15 aerostatics — /ɛərəˈstætɪks/ (say airruh statiks) noun 1. the science of the equilibrium of air and other gases, and of the equilibrium of bodies sustained in them. Compare aerodynamics (def. 1). 2. the science of lighter than air craft …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 aerostatics — A branch of physical science dealing with the support which the air gives to objects therein …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 17 aerostatics — ˌ ̷ ̷( ̷ ̷) ̷ ̷ˈ ̷ ̷iks noun plural but singular in construction Etymology: modification of New Latin aerostatica, from aer + statica statics : the branch of statics that deals with the equilibrium of gaseous fluids and of solid bodies immersed… …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 PROSKURA — RUSSIA (see also List of Individuals) 28.4.1876 Smela/RU 30.10.1958 Kharkov/RU Georgy Fedorovich Proskura was born in today s Cherkassy Oblast. He graduated in 1901 from the Moscow Higher Technical School. He collaborated then with the father of… …

    Hydraulicians in Europe 1800-2000

  • 19 Leonardo Torres y Quevedo — (28 December 1852 ndash; 18 December 1936), usually Leonardo Torres Quevedo in Spanish speaking countries, was a Spanish engineer and mathematician of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Biography Torres was born on 28 December… …

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  • 20 aviation — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Science of flight Nouns 1. (science of flight) aviation, flight, flying; navigation, aerial navigation; aeronautics, aerodynamics, aerodonetics, aerostatics, avionics, rocketry; aerial navigation,… …

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