aeriform

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aeriform

(ˈɛərɪˌfɔːm)
adj
1. (Chemistry) having the form of air; gaseous
2. unsubstantial
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Adj.1.aeriform - resembling air or having the form of airaeriform - resembling air or having the form of air
gaseous - existing as or having characteristics of a gas; "steam is water is the gaseous state"
2.aeriform - characterized by lightness and insubstantialityaeriform - characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air; "figures light and aeriform come unlooked for and melt away"- Thomas Carlyle; "aerial fancies"; "an airy apparition"; "physical rather than ethereal forms"
insubstantial, unsubstantial, unreal - lacking material form or substance; unreal; "as insubstantial as a dream"; "an insubstantial mirage on the horizon"
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