Aerial Definition

ârē-əl, ā-îrē-əl
adjective
Of, in, or caused by the air.
American Heritage
Of, in, or by the air.
Webster's New World
Existing or living in the air.
American Heritage
Like air; light as air.
Webster's New World
Reaching high into the air; lofty.
American Heritage
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noun
A radio antenna, especially one suspended in or extending into the air.
American Heritage
Webster's New World
An acrobatic maneuver performed in midair, as in skateboarding.
American Heritage
A running somersault performed without the use of hands.
Webster's New World
A flip in which the body turns over sideways with the arms and legs spread similar to a cartwheel.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Aerial

Noun

Singular:
aerial
Plural:
aerials

Origin of Aerial

  • From Latin āerius from Greek āerios from āēr air wer-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin āerius, from Ancient Greek ἀέριος (aerios), from ἀήρ (aēr, “air”).

    From Wiktionary

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