aerostat
[ air-uh-stat ]
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Part of SpeechnounOrigin + Etymology
Late 18th century; Greek; from French aérostat, from Greek aēr ‘air’ + statos ‘standing’
Synonyms
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Definition
nounan airship or hot-air balloon, especially one that is tethered
Examples
nounThe aerostat slowly glided through the sky while waving an advertisement behind it.
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