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What does "Aerial" mean?


(a.) Consisting of air; resembling, or partaking of the nature of air. Hence: Unsubstantial; unreal (a.) Growing, forming, or existing in the air, as opposed to growing or existing in earth or water, or underground; as, aerial rootlets, aerial plants (a.) Light as air; ethereal (a.) 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 (a.) Rising aloft in air; high; lofty; as, aerial spires

Synonyms ethereal, overhead, airy, antenna, insubstantial, unreal, aery, aeriform, unsubstantial, forward pass, transmitting aerial

Example: "Aerial roots of a philodendron" Example: "Aerial particles" Example: "Aerial fancies"

Word Family aerialist, aerialists, aerially, aerials