aerial

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Synonyms for aerial

of or relating to air

imposingly high

so light and insubstantial as to resemble air or a thin film

Synonyms for aerial

a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

existing or living or growing or operating in the air

Related Words

characterized by lightness and insubstantiality

References in classic literature ?
He wondered how the aerial fleet must look from down there.
Kurt and he fell talking of aerial tactics, and presently went down to the undergallery in order that Bert might see the Drachenflieger that the airships of the right wing had picked up overnight and were towing behind them; each airship towing three or four.
In the fleeting instant of his vision his imagination had been so wrought upon by the apparent grace and ease and intention of the marvelous performance that it did not occur to him that the line of march of aerial cavalry is directly downward, and that he could find the objects of his search at the very foot of the cliff.
Hardly had the shell been opened when the cat leaped out, slightly bruised, but full of life, and exhibiting no signs whatever of having made an aerial expedition.
This species of aerial car was lined with strong springs and partitions to deaden the shock of departure.
Though terrestrial mammals do not occur on oceanic islands, aerial mammals do occur on almost every island.
All the foregoing remarks on the inhabitants of oceanic islands,--namely, the scarcity of kinds--the richness in endemic forms in particular classes or sections of classes,--the absence of whole groups, as of batrachians, and of terrestrial mammals notwithstanding the presence of aerial bats,--the singular proportions of certain orders of plants,--herbaceous forms having been developed into trees, &c.
But here, as we are about to attempt a description hitherto unassayed either in prose or verse, we think proper to invoke the assistance of certain aerial beings, who will, we doubt not, come kindly to our aid on this occasion.
The aerial battle was over, and Thomas Mugridge, whining and gibbering, his mouth flecked with bloody foam, was brought down to deck.
She was in her brighter aerial world again, when a little tap came at the door; of course it was her cousin, who entered in ample white dressing-gown.
Former Cirque Du Soleil performers Gregg and Carmen Curtis opened The Aerial Studio in Ventura to share their passion for aerials with the community.
We test easy-to-install indoor aerials powerful enough to get digital TV Commtel Digital Indoor Aerial, pounds 13.
MOST rooftop aerials will be fine after switchover but a small proportion of aerials are likely to need replacing.
Keith Hennessy, former Contraband founding member and director of the San Francisco-based company Circo Zero, learned aerials in the late '90s from circus artists while on tour with the French circus company he co-founded.
One-quarter of the Church of England's 16,000 parishes have shown interest in hosting masts or aerials on church spires, in spite of reported safety fears over radiation risks.