Definition of areal
: of, relating to, or involving an area The figure of merit for a disk technology is its areal density: the number of data bits reliably stored per unit area of the magnetic surface.— Stuart S. P. Parkin …there is a need to develop a methodology to define neighborhood in terms of comparable areal units as a health analytic.— Wayne Gearey
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an act or instance of returning to life
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