Meaning of AERIAL in English
/ ˈeəriəl; NAmE ˈer-/ noun , adjective
( BrE ) (also an·tenna NAmE , BrE ) a piece of equipment made of wire or long straight pieces of metal for receiving or sending radio and television signals
—picture at hatchback , house
from a plane :
aerial attacks / bombardment / photography
an aerial view of Palm Island
in the air; existing above the ground :
The banyan tree has aerial roots.
late 16th cent. (in the sense thin as air, imaginary ): via Latin aerius from Greek aerios (from aēr air) + -al .
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005