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.
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.
Etymology: L aerius f. Gk aerios f. aer air
Oxford English vocab. Оксфордский английский словарь. 2012