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Aerial

adjective Referring to that which is found in or takes place in the air. “Airborne” is widely preferred, both in general and in the context of epidemiology of infections.
noun A telecommunication antenna.

aerial

adjective Referring to that which is found in or takes place in the air
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He wondered how the aerial fleet must look from down there.
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.
It was a mere falsification of the law of aerial perspective, but it startled, almost terrified me.
That bridge led Anne's dancing feet up over a wooded hill beyond, where perpetual twilight reigned under the straight, thick-growing firs and spruces; the only flowers there were myriads of delicate "June bells," those shyest and sweetest of woodland blooms, and a few pale, aerial starflowers, like the spirits of last year's blossoms.
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
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.