Synonyms for aerial


1. antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial, electrical device
usage: an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals


1. aerial, air(prenominal) (vs. land) (vs. sea)
usage: in or belonging to the air or operating (for or by means of aircraft or elevated cables) in the air; "aerial particles"; "small aerial creatures such as butterflies"; "aerial warfare"; "aerial photography"; "aerial cable cars"
2. aerial, air(prenominal) (vs. land) (vs. sea)
usage: growing in air; "aerial roots of a philodendron"
3. aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal, insubstantial (vs. substantial), unsubstantial, unreal
usage: characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
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