aeriform


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aeriform

[′e·rə‚fȯrm]
(physics)
Having the form or nature of air.
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water boils when one applies heat to it so that the thermometer rises to 80 degrees Reaumur; its molecules obey the repulsion originated by the heat, come out of their field of attraction, rise up in vapor and transform themselves into an aeriform and invisible fluid.
75) Each chain of oral utterance is an event that exploits the aeriform nature of our environment for the purposes of communication.
Franklin joined Airgas in 2006 with the acquisition of Aeriform.