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aerial:

see antennaantenna
, in electronics, system of wires or other conductors used to transmit or receive radio or other electromagnetic waves (see radio); sometimes called an aerial. The idea of using an antenna was developed by Guglielmo Marconi (c.1897).
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, in electronics.

aerial

See antenna.

aerial

[′e·rē·əl]
(biology)
Of, in, or belonging to the air or atmosphere.
(electronics)
(ordnance)
Of or pertaining to operations in the air or to aircraft.
Of weapons or missiles used in aircraft or launched, dropped, or shot from aircraft.

aerial

1. of or relating to aircraft
2. the part of a radio or television system having any of various shapes, such as a dipole, Yagi, long-wire, or vertical aerial, by means of which radio waves are transmitted or received
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They realised that the chief danger in aerial warfare from an excitable and intelligent public would be a clamour for local airships and aeroplanes to defend local interests.
They call it "the crest of the world," and think that Wacondah, or the master of life, as they designate the Supreme Being, has his residence among these aerial heights.
So, glad to be doing anything that might lead to the end of their captivity, the friends separated to wander over the palace in search of fitting material to use in the construction of their aerial machine.