HyperDic: aeriform

English > 2 senses of the word aeriform:
ADJECTIVEallaeriform, airlikeresembling air or having the form of air
allaeriform, aerial, airy, aery, etherealcharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality
English > aeriform: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningresembling air or having the form of air.
BroadergaseousExisting as or having characteristics / characteristics of a gas
English > aeriform: 2 senses > adjective 2
MeaningCharacterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air.
Example"figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle
Synonymsaerial, airy, aery, ethereal
Broaderinsubstantial, unsubstantial, unreallacking material form or substance

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