Aerial

  • 1 Aerial — can mean:Devices *A radio antenna. *Aerial apparatus, a device used for firefighting and rescue. *Aerial work platform, a device for positioning workers.Movement *Aerial (dance move), a dance move found in Lindy Hop. *Aerials (skateboarding), a… …

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  • 2 Aerial — aerial, Aerial A*[ e] ri*al, a. [L. a[ e]rius. See {Air}.] 1. 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, a[ e]rial regions or currents; the a[ e]rial… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • 4 Aerial — bezeichnet: einen Begriff für eine Hebefigur beim Ballett einen Begriff für eine Hebe oder Wurffigur im Lindy Hop und anderen Swing Tänzen einen Begriff der Antennentechnik, siehe Antenne ein 2006 erschienenes Album von Kate Bush, siehe Aerial… …

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  • 5 aerial — n. 1. (Football) a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer. Syn: forward pass [WordNet 1.5] 2. a metallic wire, rod, or combination of rods connected to an electronic device, designed to send or receive radio or television signals. Syn:… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 aerial — [er′ē əl; ] for adj., also [ ā ir′ē əl] adj. [< L aerius < aer (see AIR) + AL] 1. of, in, or by the air 2. like air; light as air 3. not substantial; unreal; imaginary 4. high up; lofty …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 aerial — index intangible Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 aerial — adj *airy, ethereal Analogous words: immaterial, incorporeal (see MATERIAL): impalpable, *imperceptible, imponderable …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 9 aerial — [adj] occurring in the air aeriform, aeronautical, airy, atmospheric, birdlike, ethereal, flying, lofty, pneumatic, up above, vaporous; concept 583 Ant. ground …

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  • 10 aerial — ► NOUN ▪ a structure that transmits or receives radio or television signals. ► ADJECTIVE 1) existing or taking place in the air. 2) involving the use of aircraft. ORIGIN from Greek a r air …

    English terms dictionary

  • 11 aerial — aer•i•al adj. [[t]ˈɛər i əl, eɪˈɪər i əl[/t]] n. [[t]ˈɛər i əl[/t]] adj. 1) of, in, or produced by the air: aerial currents[/ex] 2) done in or from the air: aerial photography; an aerial survey[/ex] 3) inhabiting or frequenting the air: aerial… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 12 aerial — [[t]e͟əriəl[/t]] aerials 1) ADJ: ADJ n You talk about aerial attacks and aerial photographs to indicate that people or things on the ground are attacked or photographed by people in aeroplanes. Weeks of aerial bombardment had destroyed factories… …

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  • 13 aerial — aerially, adv. aerialness, n. adj. /air ee euhl, ay ear ee euhl/; n. /air ee euhl/, adj. 1. of, in, or produced by the air: aerial currents. 2. inhabiting or frequenting the air: aerial creatures. 3. operating on a track or cable elevated above… …

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  • 14 Aerial — Cet article a pour sujet l album Aerial. Pour une définition du mot « aerial », voir l’article aerial du Wiktionnaire. Aerial est le 8e album de Kate Bush, sorti en 2005. Il se compose de deux parties sur deux disques. La première… …

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  • 15 aerial — /ˈɛəriəl / (say airreeuhl) noun 1. that part of a radio or television system which radiates or receives electromagnetic or microwave signals into or from free space and which may consist of a simple wire, a single metal rod, or a complex metal… …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 16 aerial — {{11}}aerial (adj.) c.1600, from L. aerius airy, aerial, lofty, high (from Gk. aerios of the air, pertaining to air, from aer air; see AIR (Cf. air) (1)) + adjectival suffix AL (Cf. al) (1). {{12}}aerial (n.) 1902 (short for aerial antenna,… …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 17 aerial — I. adjective Etymology: Latin aerius, from Greek aerios, from aēr Date: 1604 1. a. of, relating to, or occurring in the air or atmosphere b. existing or growing in the air rather than in the ground or in water c. high in the air < aerial spires > …

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  • 18 Aerial M — David Pajo David Pajo en concert avec Slint au Pitchfork Music Festival de 2007 David Pajo est un musicien américain de rock indépendant né en 1968 au Texas. Sommaire …

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  • 19 aerial — aer|i|al1 [ˈeəriəl US ˈer ] adj [only before noun] [Date: 1600 1700; : Latin; Origin: aerius, from Greek aerios, from aer; AERATE] 1.) from a plane ▪ an aerial attack ▪ aerial photographs ▪ an aerial view of the Three Gorges Dam project 2.) in or …

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  • 20 aerial — I UK [ˈeərɪəl] / US [ˈerɪəl] adjective 1) from a plane an aerial photo/picture/view 2) taking place in the air aerial manoeuvres II UK [ˈeərɪəl] / US [ˈerɪəl] noun [countable] Word forms aerial : singular aerial plural aerials British a piece of… …

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