What is aerial?

  • (adj): Characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air.
    Example: "Aerial fancies"
    Synonyms: aeriform, airy, aery, ethereal
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on aerial, aerials:

Strip Aerial Photography
... Strip aerial photography (or aerial strip photography, or continuous strip photography) is a method of aerial photography that uses a high-speed, low-altitude ... Popular from the 1940s to 1970s, strip aerial photography was once used internationally for aerial mapping and surveys of highway degradation, but has been replaced by satellite photography, which is less ...
Pauliina Räsänen - Speciality
... Her special skills include aerial acrobatics such as swinging trapeze, aerial silk and aerial hoop ...
Aerial Bombardment And International Law
... These restraints on aerial warfare are covered by the general laws of war, because unlike war on land and at sea—which are specifically covered by rules such as the Hague Regulations and Protocol I ... To be legal aerial operations must comply with the principles of humanitarian law military necessity, distinction, and proportionality An attack or action must be intended to help in the military defeat of the enemy ...
Aerial Consolidated Transport
... Aerial Consolidated Transport is a taxi and hire car company based in Canberra, Australia ... Aerial (taxis) comprises two brands Canberra Elite ...
Aerial - Music
... Aerial (album), album by Kate Bush Aerial (Canadian band), 1970s band from Toronto Aerial (Swedish band), indie/art-rock band from Sandviken, Sweden "Aerials" (song ...

More definitions of "aerial":

  • (adj): In or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air.
    Example: "Aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"
  • (adj): Growing in air.
    Example: "Aerial roots of a philodendron"
  • (noun): A pass to a receiver downfield from the passer.
    Synonyms: forward pass

Famous quotes containing the word aerial:

    A sociosphere of contact, control, persuasion and dissuasion, of exhibitions of inhibitions in massive or homeopathic doses...: this is obscenity. All structures turned inside out and exhibited, all operations rendered visible. In America this goes all the way from the bewildering network of aerial telephone and electric wires ... to the concrete multiplication of all the bodily functions in the home, the litany of ingredients on the tiniest can of food, the exhibition of income or IQ.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)

    Every year lays more earth upon us, which weighs us down from aerial regions, till we go under the earth at last.
    —E.T.A.W. (Ernst Theodor Amadeus Wilhelm)

    But with some small portion of real genius and a warm imagination, an author surely may be permitted a little to expand his wings and to wander in the aerial fields of fancy, provided ... that he soar not to such dangerous heights, from whence unplumed he may fall to the ground disgraced, if not disabled from ever rising anymore.
    Sarah Fielding (1710–1768)