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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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In or from the air.

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Used as an adjective, listen here, it means: In or from the air. Used as a noun, listen here, it means: A piece of equipment for receiving or sending radio or television signals, usually consisting of a piece of metal or wire.

Usage examples (36)
  • The mosque administration condemned what it called aerial surveillance of the mosque and spraying of some gases.
  • I was quite patient; the grand open country all round me offered lessons of inestimable value in what we call aerial perspective.
  • Air Force Base, Texas, where he flew the P-51 in aerial demonstration teams.
  • "And that would represent a revolutionary milestone in aerial warfare," says Cook. for more
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