"aerial" in the noun sense
1. forward pass, aerial
a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
2. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial
an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
"aerial" in the adjective sense
existing or living or growing or operating in the air
"aerial roots of a philodendron"
"small aerial creatures such as butterflies"
"aerial cable cars"
2. 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
"an airy apparition"
"physical rather than ethereal forms"
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