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of or relating to .
of, or capable of supporting, aerostats.
Historical Examples

Through me, the aerostatic art would render immense services to the world, if God should spare my life!
A Voyage in a Balloon (1852) Jules Verne

You think, then, that aerostatic science has said its last word?
Five Weeks in a Balloon Jules Verne

There the chief of the aerostatic division took the defensive.
The Last Shot Frederick Palmer

aerostatic Press, a contrivance for extracting the colouring matter from dye-woods and for similar purposes.
The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 1 Various

I am glad my Letters respecting the aerostatic Experiment were not unacceptable.
Benjamin Franklin and the First Balloons Abbott Lawrence Rotch

M. Ferdinand Lemaitre proposes to establish an aerostatic bridge between Calais and Dover.
Harper’s New Monthly Magazine, No. VII, December 1850, Vol. II Various

The production of this gas is easy, and it has given the greatest satisfaction hitherto in aerostatic experiments.
Five Weeks in a Balloon Jules Verne

Besides, has not aerostatic science made great progress since the ascensions of Blanchard?
A Voyage in a Balloon (1852) Jules Verne

This first aerostatic journey took place on November 21st, 1783.
A History of Aeronautics E. Charles Vivian

See this game of balloons; it contains the whole history of the aerostatic art.
A Voyage in a Balloon (1852) Jules Verne


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