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Aeronautics  n.  The science or art of ascending and sailing in the air, as by means of a balloon; aerial navigation; ballooning.

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"Aeronautics" Quotes from Famous Books

... battery that is neither too cumbersome, too fragile, nor too weak in its action has not been invented. If a satisfactory storage battery could be made, it is obvious that its revolutionary effects could scarcely be overestimated. In the single field of aeronautics, it would probably solve the question of aerial navigation. Little wonder, then, that inventors have sought so eagerly for the invention of satisfactory storage batteries. As early as 1803 Ritter had attempted to make such a secondary battery. In 1843 Grove also ...
— A History of Science, Volume 3(of 5) • Henry Smith Williams

... as the spoked wheel on his arm denoted; Simon Jeffords, a second-class scout, but who, under Rob's tutelage, was becoming the expert "wig-wagger" of the organization; Paul Perkins, another second-class boy, but a hard worker and a devotee of aeronautics; Martin Green, one of the smallest of the Eagle Patrol, a tenderfoot; Walter Lonsdale, also a recruit, and Joe Digby, who, as the last to join the Patrol, was the tenderest of ...
— The Boy Scouts of the Eagle Patrol • Howard Payson

Words linked to "Aeronautics" :   astrogate, aeronautic, nonrigid, semirigid, avionics, physics, dynamic balance, load factor, rigid, natural philosophy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration

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