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AE'RIAL, adjective [Latin aerius. See Air.]

1. Belonging to the air, or atmosphere; as, aerial regions.

2. Consisting of air; partaking of the nature of air; as, aerial particles.

3. Produced by air; as, aerial honey.

4. Inhabiting or frequenting the air; as, aerial songsters.

5. Placed in the air; high; lofty; elevated; as, aerial spires; aerial flight.