Aeriform
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. [1913 Webster]

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  • aeriform — AERIFÓRM, Ă, aeriformi, e, adj. Care are aspectul sau proprietăţile fizice ale aerului1. [pr.: a e ] – Din fr. aériforme. Trimis de ana zecheru, 18.08.2002. Sursa: DEX 98  aerifórm adj. m., pl. aerifórmi; f …   Dicționar Român

  • aeriform — adj. [Gr. aer, air; L. forma, shape] Of the nature or form of air; gaseous …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • aeriform — /air euh fawrm , ay ear /, adj. 1. having the form or nature of air; gaseous. 2. unsubstantial; unreal. [1780 90; AERI + FORM] * * * …   Universalium

  • aeriform — adjective a) Pertaining to air, or having a form similar to that of air. b) Light, unsubstantial, or unstable …   Wiktionary

  • aeriform — of the form or shape of gas; gaseous Shapes and Resemblance …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • aeriform — adj. airy in form, gaseous; insubstantial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • aeriform — a. Gaseous, ethereal, vaporous, airy, aerial, air like …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • aeriform — adj 1. airy, light, light as air. See aerial (def.2). 2. ethereal, unsubstantial, incorporeal. See aerial (def.3) …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • aeriform — aer·i·form …   English syllables

  • aeriform — /ˈɛərəfɔm/ (say airruhfawm) adjective 1. having the form or nature of air; gaseous. 2. designed to create very little air resistance, as a car body, aircraft wing, etc. 3. Rare unsubstantial; unreal …   Australian English dictionary

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