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aerial

 
Adjective aerial has 3 senses
  1. aerial - in or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"
    Antonym:
    land (indirect, via sea, air)
    Antonym: sea (indirect, via air, land)
  2. aerial - growing in air; "aerial roots of a philodendron"
    Antonym:
    land (indirect, via sea, air)
    Antonym: sea (indirect, via air, land)
  3. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal - 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"
    Antonyms: substantial, real, material (indirect, via insubstantial)
Noun aerial has 2 senses
  1. forward pass, aerial - a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
    --1 is a kind of pass, passing play, passing game, passing
    --1 has particulars: flare pass, flare; screen pass
  2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial - an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
    --2 is a kind of electrical device
    --2 is a part of receiver, receiving system; transmitter, sender
    --2 has particulars:
     dipole, dipole antenna; directional antenna; omnidirectional antenna, nondirectional antenna
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