aerial

[ adjective air-ee-uh l, ey-eer-ee-uh l; noun air-ee-uh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF aerial

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This is another of the peculiarities of aerial construction and navigation.

Lovers of aerial navigation have otherwise not much left to wish for.

An aerial lattice spread about a portion of a six-mile hemisphere.

The "grid" is connected to the aerial wire to intercept the radio waves.

"Now let us see the aerial," he said, and led the way outside.

Only half Allan's mind was concentrated on the aerial acrobatics.

Again in 1913 he dwelt upon the inadequacy of our aerial defences.

He paused and instructed me how to spell "aerial" and "Maecenas."

We had no realization of the conditions under which aerial battles are fought.

I cannot answer your question about the aerial roots of Catasetum.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Latin aerius "airy, aerial, lofty, high" (from Greek aerios "of the air, pertaining to air," from aer "air;" see air (n.1)) + adjectival suffix -al (1).

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nounappendages for sensing, usually on insects or electronics
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