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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
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.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
adj 1: resembling air or having the form of air [syn:
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,
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