aerial aerial  /ˈɛ ri əl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) existing or living or growing or operating in the air
  2. (n) an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals
  3. (n) a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer
  4. (adj) characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

Usage(s):

  1. Though aerial firefighting is effective, especially in rugged areas, it's also extremely expensive.
  2. That brought to 28 the total of enemy aircraft Hitler's and Ho'sthat he has destroyed in 24 years of aerial combat.
  3. An aerial view of Donald Trump's former home, a modest 60,000-square-foot property in Palm Beach, Florida.

News

  1. Aerial ballet over river might not fly

    Planners of a Sunday performance featuring aerial dancers swinging from the Strawberry Mansion Bridge were scrambling Friday to rescue the show from a city shutdown.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Philadelphia Inquirer

  2. Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Market is led by General Atomics Aeronautical Sytems Says New Research Report at ...

    “Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market (2013 - 2018)” is the new market research report added to ReportsnReports.com store. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/unmanned-aerial-vehicle/market-uav-2018/prweb10834440.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Aerial spraying for mosquitoes begins in Andrea's wake

    Story by Sun Sentinel Posted by Scott T. Smith / CBS12 News The Palm Beach County Division of Mosquito Control will be conducting aerial spraying beginning at sundown on Wednesday, weather permitting. The planned coverage area, about 270,000 acres, will target populated areas west of Military Trail from Jupiter to Boca Raton and the Glades communities. ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WPEC CBS12 West Palm Beach

Quotes

  1. "The plan for Darfur from now on is to achieve a ceasefire, including an end to aerial bombings of civilians; drive forward peace talks [in Tanzania] and, as peace is established, offer to begin to invest in recovery and reconstruction," British...
    on Aug 1, 2007 By: Gordon Brown Source: AllAfrica.com

  2. Annan said the "co-ordinated artillery and aerial attack on a long-established and clearly marked UN post at Khiam occurred despite personal assurances given to me by prime minister Ehud Olmert that UN positions would be spared Israeli fire."
    on Jul 25, 2006 By: Kofi Annan Source: Independent

  3. "Modern-day research uses genetic and molecular techniques as well as satellite tags, acoustic methods and aerial surveys rather than grenade-tipped harpoons," Australian Environment Minister Peter Garrett told reporters.
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Peter Garrett Source: Reuters UK

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