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Aeriform definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

A'ERIFORM, a. [L. aer, air, and forma, form.]
Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic, invisible fluid. The gases are aeriform fluids.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: resembling air or having the form of air [syn: aeriform, airlike]
2: 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" [syn: aeriform, aerial, airy, aery, ethereal]

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. 1 of the form of air; gaseous. 2 unsubstantial, unreal. Etymology: L aer AIR + -FORM

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Aeriform A"["e]r*i*form (?; 277), a. [L. a["e]r air + -form: cf. F. a['e]riforme.] Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic fluid; gaseous. Hence fig.: Unreal.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. Gaseous, ethereal, vaporous, airy, aerial, air-like.




 


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