a tissue in certain aquatic plants, consisting of thin-walled cells and large intercellular spaces adapted for internal circulation of air.
plant tissue with large air-filled spaces, which is typical of aquatic plants and allows air to reach waterlogged parts
A spongy tissue with large air spaces found between the cells of the stems and leaves of aquatic plants. Aerenchyma provides buoyancy and allows the circulation of gases.
variant of before an element of Latin origin: aeriferous. combining form a variant of aero-
an area in the northern hemisphere of Mars. Historical Examples The man killed next after them, Aerias, we should judge to have been a Lacedemonian and founder of Aeria. Hesiod, The Homeric Hymns, and Homerica Homer and Hesiod We had shifted the position of the fleet toward the south, and were now suspended above the […]
of, in, or produced by the : aerial currents. inhabiting or frequenting the : aerial creatures. operating on a track or cable elevated above the ground: an aerial ski lift up the mountainside. reaching far into the ; high; lofty: aerial spires. partaking of the nature of ; airy. unsubstantial; visionary: aerial fancies. having a […]
- Aerial ladder
an extensible ladder used for reaching heights, especially from a hook-and-ladder truck. noun (US & Canadian) a power-operated extending ladder mounted on a fire engine Also called turntable ladder