aeriform

adjective aer·i·form \ˈer-ə-ˌfȯrm\

Definition of aeriform

  1. 1 :  having the nature of air :  gaseous

  2. 2 :  lacking substance or real existence :  intangible figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away — Thomas Carlyle

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Origin and Etymology of aeriform

aer- + -iform


First Known Use: 1781


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