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Adjective
/ˈe(ə)rēəl/,
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Existing, happening, or operating in the air,
  1. Existing, happening, or operating in the air
    • - an aerial battle
    • - an intrepid aerial adventurer
  2. Coming or carried out from the air, esp. using aircraft
    • - aerial bombardment of civilian targets
    • - aerial photography
  3. (of part of a plant) Growing above ground
    • - knobby sections of aerial roots
  4. (of a bird) Spending much of its time in flight

  5. Of or in the atmosphere; atmospheric

  6. Insubstantial and hard to grasp or define
    • - the church may draw fine and aerial distinctions
Noun
  1. A type of maneuver in gymnastics, skiing, or surfing involving freestyle jumps or somersaults


  1. existing or living or growing or operating in the air; "aerial roots of a philodendron"; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"
  2. forward pass: a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
  3. aeriform: characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
  4. antenna: an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
  5. (aerially) by means of aircraft; "the survey was carried out aerially"
  6. An antenna (or aerial) is a transducer that transmits or receives electromagnetic waves. In other words, antennas convert electromagnetic radiation into electric current, or vice versa. ...
  7. Aerial is the eighth studio album by the British singer Kate Bush. Released on 7 November 2005, it was her first album since 1993. The album peaked at No.3 in the UK and has been certified Platinum by the BPI and sold over 1,100,000 copies after just 5 months of being released.
  8. Aerial is an American alternative rock band from El Paso, Texas. In 2007 they were featured in Corruption magazine.
  9. Aerial was a Canadian pop and rock band from Toronto, Ontario during the 1970s.
  10. An aerial (also acrobatic or air step) is a dance move in Lindy Hop where one's feet leave the floor. The term has come to mean a wide range of special and unusual dance moves, including dips, slides, and tricks.
  11. Aerial magazine is an influential poetry magazine edited by Rod Smith and based in Washington, D.C. that began publication in 1989. The magazine is associated with Edge Books, which began publication in 1989.
  12. A device for receiving or transmitting radio, television signals etc; of, in, or from the air; atmospheric; ethereal
  13. (Aerials) A discipline of freestyle skiing in which competitors perform airborne maneuvers after skiing down a slope and taking off from a kicker (ramp).
  14. (Aerials) nunchaku throw in air
  15. (Aerials) wires strung over the top of the ship between the masts that also served to transmit and receive radio signals.
  16. A stunt in which the gymnast turns completely over in the air without touching the apparatus with his or her hands.
  17. A move where one partner is lifted by the assisting partner so that the head and torso are above the waist of the supporting partner and the lifted partner is released by the supporting partner leaving them momentarily in “mid-air”.
  18. Pertaining to the air - as opposed to the land (terrestrial) or the water (aquatic).
  19. 1979. Hn, 4 computer-synthesized soundtracks. 2-Melbourne SMLP-4042-43 (James MacDonald horn)/Cambridge Street CSR-CD-8701/Wergo WER-2017-50 (S. Field horn)
  20. "Look, Ma, no hands!" This move is a no-handed cartwheel or front handspring, done in midair.
  21. a maneuver in surfing where the rider launches into the air, then lands again.
  22. The branch of freestyle riding that is mainly concerned with jumps and off-the-ground tricks.
  23. Used on the frontal monocoque just ahead of the cockpit for two-way radio or telemetry purposes.
  24. Airborne, gymnastic-type maneuvers performed on skis. Done by freestyle skiers who first ski off a jump.
  25. Used to express the three-dimensional world view based on the criteria entered in 8W8 and then viewed inside the cockpit of an 8W8 Heli ride.