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
- Aerial mine
Military. a mine designed to be dropped from the air into water. a bomb or land mine designed to be dropped by parachute.
- Aerial mosaic
- Aerial perspective
a technique of rendering depth or distance in painting by modifying the tone or hue and distinctness of objects perceived as receding from the picture plane, especially by reducing distinctive local colors and contrasts of light and dark to a uniform light bluish-gray color. Historical Examples How it would have delighted the heart of Claude […]
- Aerial photograph
a photograph taken from an aircraft or satellite in flight. Contemporary Examples But you can take an aerial photograph and count them really easily. Soon We’ll Be Watching Whales By Drone Abigail Golden August 24, 2014 Eerie orange cones captured in an aerial photograph will show each precise spot where a part of this pitiable […]