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aeronaut

[′e·rō‚nȯt]
(aerospace engineering)
A person who operates or travels in an airship or balloon.

aeronaut

aeronaut
Three separate instruments record, on the revolving drum, temperature, pressure, and humidity at the various altitudes, while a fourth (at bottom) marks time interval on the edge of the sheet.
The pilot of an aerostat, especially of a balloon. Also called a balloonist.
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