What does Aerial mean?

Definitions for Aerialˈɛər i əl, eɪˈɪər i əl; ˈɛər i əl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Aerial.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. forward pass, aerial(noun)

    a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

  2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial(adj)

    an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

  3. aerial(adj)

    existing or living or growing or operating in the air

    "aerial roots of a philodendron"; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"

  4. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal(adj)

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

    "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"


  1. aerial(Noun)

    A device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc.

  2. aerial(Adjective)

    of, in, or from the air; atmospheric

    The aerial photographs clearly showed the damage caused by the storm.

  3. aerial(Adjective)


  4. Origin: From aerius, from ἀέριος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aerial(adj)

    of or pertaining to the air, or atmosphere; inhabiting or frequenting the air; produced by or found in the air; performed in the air; as, aerial regions or currents

  2. Aerial(adj)

    consisting of air; resembling, or partaking of the nature of air. Hence: Unsubstantial; unreal

  3. Aerial(adj)

    rising aloft in air; high; lofty; as, aerial spires

  4. Aerial(adj)

    growing, forming, or existing in the air, as opposed to growing or existing in earth or water, or underground; as, aerial rootlets, aerial plants

  5. Aerial(adj)

    light as air; ethereal

  6. Origin: [L. arius. See Air.]


  1. Aerial

    Aerial is the eighth studio album by British singer-songwriter and musician Kate Bush.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Aerial

    ā-ēr′i-al, adj. belonging to the air: inhabiting or existing in the air: elevated, lofty, ethereal.—ns. Aerial′ity, Aer′ialness.—adv. Aer′ially.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aerial in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Aerial in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Robert C. Michelson:

    Coined the term "Aerial Robotics

  2. Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu:

    It will be ready to destroy any aerial target posing a potential danger to our aircraft.

  3. Brad Merriman:

    When it comes to videography, nothing beats having aerial footage, even if you have a jib crane, it's still not going to do what a drone does.

  4. Abu Alaa al-Haurani:

    The army is making progress with heavy Russian aerial bombing. The raids are not stopping we have had over 40 raids in the last 24 hours alone.

  5. Operations Admiral John Richardson:

    That's a prime candidate for trying to get something out there ... so that we can learn how to operate an unmanned aerial vehicle from a carrier.

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