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Noun: aerial  eh-ree-ul
  1. An electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    - antenna, transmitting aerial
  2. A pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
    - forward pass
Adjective: aerial  eh-ree-ul
  1. (botany) existing, living, 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. Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
    "aerial fancies";
    - aeriform, airy, aery, ethereal, etherial

Sounds like: areal, ariel, Ariel

Derived forms: aerials

See also: free-flying, insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial

Type of: electrical device, pass, passing, passing game, passing play

Part of: receiver, receiving system, sender, transmitter

Encyclopedia: Aerial, Georgia