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2 definitions found
 for aeriform
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.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  aeriform
      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]

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