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Aeriform  adj.  Having the form or nature of air, or of an elastic fluid; gaseous. Hence fig.: Unreal.

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"Aeriform" Quotes from Famous Books

... former sphere is eliminated as a possibility on account of its nature. Being a huge nucleous mass of aeriform fluid, nothing containing animal or vegetable life could possibly exist either on or within its bowels. The moon, too, is excluded for the same reason as is our earth, it having at one time been a part of the latter, broken off by one of the giant planets ...
— Betelguese - A Trip Through Hell • Jean Louis de Esque

... the views we have mentioned, we must ascribe life to a gas, that is, to an aeriform body."—Liebig: "Organic Chemistry," Mayfair's translation, p.363.—It is perhaps not less superfluous to add that Liebig does not support the views "according to which life must be ascribed to a gas," than it would ...
— A Strange Story, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... of a perfect gas is compressed or expanded at a constant temperature, the product of the pressure and volume is a constant. Vapors, which are liquids in aeriform condition, on the other hand, can exist only at a definite pressure corresponding to each temperature if in the saturated state, that is, the pressure is a function of the temperature only. Steam is water vapor, and at a pressure of, say, 150 pounds absolute per square inch saturated steam can ...
— Steam, Its Generation and Use • Babcock & Wilcox Co.

Words linked to "Aeriform" :   aery, airy, unsubstantial, unreal, aerial, gaseous, insubstantial

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