Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In an aërial manner; so as to resemble air or the atmosphere; ethereally.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adverb Like, or from, the air; in an aërial manner.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adverb In an aerial manner.
  • adverb Via the air, as in aerial transmission of diseases.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb by means of aircraft

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

aerial +‎ -ly

Examples

  • Farther into the rebel-held east, pro-Gaddafi forces also aerially bombed the coastal town of Brega, a rebel stronghold.

    In Libya, advance by Gaddafi forces sends rebels fleeing

  • Sure, the quarterbacks meeting room is still full of bombast about gashing defenses aerially, Carr said.

    Should the Giants Just Pass More?

  • It is a huge subject, but Munro, director Roxana Silbert and designer Ti Green admirably convey the excitement of scientific progress: the sight of a Sputnik model rotating like a silver ball and an aerially suspended Gagarin spinning through the cosmos is exhilarating.

    Little Eagles – review

  • His abrupt departure from the Test team was partly the result of poor form: after those first seven Tests, Kambli could barely buy a run, as opposition teams exploited his weakness against short-pitched pace bowling, and he developed a fatal tendency to drive the ball aerially into the hands of the gully fielder.

    Vinod Kambli Retires, Capping a Tragic Talent Show

  • Farther into the rebel-held east, pro-Gaddafi forces also aerially bombed the coastal town of Brega, a rebel stronghold.

    In Libya, advance by Gaddafi forces sends rebels fleeing

  • But as the media puts WikiLeaks on blast, it makes you wonder if the current climate would welcome something on the level of Daniel Ellsberg, or if they'd simply order him off to be aerially hunted in Sarah Palin's Alaska.

    WikiLeaks Prompts Orgy Of Media Self-Abnegation

  • But as the media puts WikiLeaks on blast, it makes you wonder if the current climate would welcome something on the level of Daniel Ellsberg, or if they'd simply order him off to be aerially hunted in Sarah Palin's Alaska.

    WikiLeaks Prompts Orgy Of Media Self-Abnegation

  • It says the top secret plan involved allowing 200 mainly Australian combat troops to be aerially bombed and sprayed with the chemical weapons.

    U.S. Planned Nerve Gas Tests on Australian Soldiers | Disinformation

  • But as the media puts WikiLeaks on blast, it makes you wonder if the current climate would welcome something on the level of Daniel Ellsberg, or if they'd simply order him off to be aerially hunted in Sarah Palin's Alaska.

    WikiLeaks Prompts Orgy Of Media Self-Abnegation

  • But as the media puts WikiLeaks on blast, it makes you wonder if the current climate would welcome something on the level of Daniel Ellsberg, or if they'd simply order him off to be aerially hunted in Sarah Palin's Alaska.

    WikiLeaks Prompts Orgy Of Media Self-Abnegation

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