Meaning of AERIAL in English

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. aeriality n. aerially adv.

[ L aerius f. Gk aerios f. aer air ]

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