A a


    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [air-uh-fawrm, ey-eer-]
    • /ˈɛər əˌfɔrm, eɪˈɪər-/
    • /ˈeə.rɪ.fɔːm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [air-uh-fawrm, ey-eer-]
    • /ˈɛər əˌfɔrm, eɪˈɪər-/

Definitions of aeriform word

  • adjective aeriform having the form of air; gaseous 3
  • adjective aeriform unsubstantial 3
  • adjective aeriform having the form or nature of air; gaseous. 1
  • adjective aeriform unsubstantial; unreal. 1
  • noun aeriform Pertaining to air, or having a form similar to that of air. 1
  • adjective aeriform Pertaining to air. 0

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Origin of aeriform

First appearance:

before 1780
One of the 45% newest English words
First recorded in 1780-90; aeri- + -form

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Parts of speech for Aeriform


aeriform popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 63% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data most of word are more popular. This word is almost not used. It has a much more popular synonym.

aeriform usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for aeriform

adj aeriform

  • flying — making flight or passing through the air; that flies: a flying insect; an unidentified flying object.
  • airy — If a building or room is airy, it has a lot of fresh air inside, usually because it is large.
  • atmospheric — Atmospheric is used to describe something which relates to the Earth's atmosphere.
  • lofty — extending high in the air; of imposing height; towering: lofty mountains.
  • vaporous — having the form or characteristics of vapor: a vaporous cloud.

Antonyms for aeriform

adj aeriform

  • ground — the act of grinding.

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