Meaning of AERIAL in English

AERIAL

n. & adj.

--n. a metal rod, wire, or other structure by which signals are transmitted or received as part of a radio transmission or receiving system.

--adj.

1. by or from or involving aircraft (aerial navigation; aerial photography).

2 a existing, moving, or happening in the air. b of or in the atmosphere, atmospheric.

3 a thin as air, ethereal. b immaterial, imaginary. c of air, gaseous.

Derivatives:

aeriality n. aerially adv.

Etymology: L aerius f. Gk aerios f. aer air

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.