Definition of Aerial in English :

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Aerial meaning in English

Meaning of Aerial in English

Pronunciation of Aerial in English

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Aerial

see synonyms of aerial

Noun

1. aerial, forward pass

a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

2. aerial, antenna, transmitting aerial

an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

Adjective

3. aerial

existing or living or growing or operating in the air

Example Sentences:
'aerial roots of a philodendron'
'aerial particles'
'small aerial creatures such as butterflies'
'aerial warfare'
'aerial photography'
'aerial cable cars'

4. aerial, aeriform, aery, airy, ethereal

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

Example Sentences:
'figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away'
'aerial fancies'
'an airy apparition'
'physical rather than ethereal forms'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Aerial

see synonyms of aerial
adjective
1. 
of, relating to, or resembling air
2. 
existing, occurring, moving, or operating in the air
aerial cable car
aerial roots of a plant
3. 
ethereal; light and delicate
4. 
imaginary; visionary
5. 
extending high into the air; lofty
6. 
of or relating to aircraft
aerial combat
noun
7. Also called: antenna
the part of a radio or television system having any of various shapes, such as a dipole, Yagi, long-wire, or vertical aerial, by means of which radio waves are transmitted or received

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Aerial

see synonyms of aerial
adjective
1. 
of, in, or by the air
2. 
like air; light as air
3. 
not substantial; unreal; imaginary
4. 
high up; lofty
5. 
of, for, from, or by means of aircraft or flying
an aerial photograph
6.  Botany
growing in the air instead of in soil or water
noun
7. 
antenna (sense 2)
8.  Gymnastics
a running somersault performed without the use of hands

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Aerial

see synonyms of aerial
adj.
1. Of, in, or caused by the air.
2. Existing or living in the air.
3. Reaching high into the air; lofty.
4. Suggestive of air, as in lightness; airy.
5. Unsubstantial; imaginary.
6. Of, for, or by means of aircraft: aerial photography.
7. Botany Growing or borne above the ground or water: aerial roots.
n. (ârē-əl)
1. A radio antenna, especially one suspended in or extending into the air.
2. Sports
a. An acrobatic maneuver performed in midair, as in skateboarding.
b. A flip in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread similar to a cartwheel.

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