Synonyms for aerial

Synonyms for (noun) aerial

Synonyms: forward pass, aerial

Definition: a pass to a receiver downfield from the passer

Similar words: pass, passing, passing game, passing play

Definition: (American football) a play that involves one player throwing the ball to a teammate

Usage: the coach sent in a passing play on third and long

Synonyms: antenna, aerial, transmitting aerial

Definition: an electrical device that sends or receives radio or television signals

Similar words: electrical device

Definition: a device that produces or is powered by electricity

Synonyms for (adj) aerial

Synonyms: aerial, aeriform, aery, airy, ethereal

Definition: characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air

Usage: figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away- Thomas Carlyle; aerial fancies; an airy apparition; physical rather than ethereal forms

Similar words: insubstantial, unreal, unsubstantial

Definition: lacking material form or substance; unreal

Usage: as insubstantial as a dream; an insubstantial mirage on the horizon

Synonyms: aerial

Definition: existing or living or growing or operating in the air

Usage: aerial roots of a philodendron; aerial particles; small aerial creatures such as butterflies; aerial warfare; aerial photography; aerial cable cars

Similar words: free-flying

Definition: able to fly through the air (as a bird)

Usage: three chicks were raised to the free-flying stage

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