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See also: aérostation



Compare French aérostation, the art of using aerostats.


aerostation (uncountable)

  1. (obsolete) Aerial navigation; the art of raising and guiding balloons in the air.
  2. (obsolete) The science of weighing air; aerostatics.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for aerostation in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)