Definitions of aeriform

  1. 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" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. resembling air or having the form of air Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic fluid; gaseous. Hence fig.: Unreal. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. Having the form of air; gaseous. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  5. Having the form or nature of air or gas. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  6. Having the form of air or gas. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. Like air; gaseous; unsubstantial; intangible. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. Having the form or nature of air. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. Having the nature or form of air; not solid. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. [=a]'[.e]r-i-form, adj. having the form or nature of air or gas: unsubstantial, unreal. [L. aër, air, and forma, form.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  11. Of the form of air, gaseous; unsubstantial, unreal. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  12. Resembling air; gaseous. American pocket medical dictionary.
  13. Having the form or the nature of air or of gas. [Lat.] Appleton's medical dictionary.