What does aerial mean?

Definitions for aerial
ˈɛər i əl, eɪˈɪər i əl; ˈɛər i əlaeri·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. forward pass, aerialnoun

    a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

  2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerialadjective

    an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

  3. aerialadjective

    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, etherealadjective

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. aerialnoun

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

  2. aerialadjective

    of, in, or from the air; atmospheric

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

  3. aerialadjective

    ethereal

  4. Etymology: From aerius, from ἀέριος.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aerialadjective

    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. Aerialadjective

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

  3. Aerialadjective

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

  4. Aerialadjective

    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. Aerialadjective

    light as air; ethereal

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

Freebase

  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.

Editors Contribution

  1. aerial

    A type of device created and designed for a variety of purposes.

    Most televisions have an aerial.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

Entomology

  1. Aerial

    living in the air; applied to flying insects.

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Numerology

  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

Examples of aerial in a Sentence

  1. Nick Pope:

    Im more interested in the fact that this first photo has been leaked, and in the related leaking of information about the Pentagons Unidentified Aerial Task Force, where serving intelligence community personnel have shared insights from two intelligence positionreports, with my own defense background in this subject, three things stand out. Firstly, the description by one insider of the reports as shocking a wordthat begs the question what about UAP do these people find shocking. Secondly, the fact that the intelligence reports seem to have been given a surprisingly wide distribution in various intelligence agencies, and thirdly, the fact that the extraterrestrial hypothesis seems genuinely not to have been taken off the table.

  2. Michael Flynn:

    Having evaluated the (company's) technologies, I believe they can positively impact our military’s defense and situational awareness and that is why I am joining Jay and his team in expanding the role of persistent aerial solutions in the marketplace.

  3. 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.

  4. Joe Conlon:

    When disease transmission is going on, you need to kill adult mosquitoes and kill them now—and aerial spray is the best way to do it efficiently.

  5. Dan Carter:

    We've got natural athletes who want to run and carry the ball and pass the ball and have terrific instincts and want to play what's in front of them, they'll play a physical game up front, their kicking game is pretty good, their aerial skills to support that are pretty good.

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