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Definition of the adjective aeriform
What does aeriform mean as an attribute of a noun?
- resembling air or having the form of air
- characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
Alternative definition of the adjective aeriform
- Pertaining to air, or having a form similar to that of air.
- Light, unsubstantial, or unstable.
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of science, art, literature, and practical mechanics, by the orig. ed. of the Encyclopaedia metropolitana [T. Curtis]. (1839)
by Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
Aeriform carbonic acid. Genus II. Muriatic acid. 1. Aeriform muriatic acid. Genus III. Sulphuric acid.
by Henry Watts
The term gas, now commonly applied to aeriform substances, was introduced about the middle of the seventeenth century by Van Helmont ; but its general use, even in scientific language, is of much more recent date. Strictly speaking, a gas is ...
Encyclopaedia Americana : a popular dictionary of arts, sciences, literature, history, politics, and biography, brought down to the present time (1836)
All air was considered as a uniform, homogeneous substance, till about the middle of the last century, when it was discovered that there existed at least as great differences among aeriform as among fluid substances. Accustomed, however, to ...
The London Encyclopaedia (1829)
Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature, and Practical Mechanics, Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge. Illustrated by Numerous Engravings, a General Atlas, and Appropriate Diagrams by Thomas Curtis
Aeriform carbonic acid. Genus II. Muriatic acid. 1. Aeriform muriatic acid. Genus III. Sulphuric acid. 1. Aeriform sulphuric acid. 2.
All aeriform fluids, when dilated, occupy about two hundred times more space than before. If a quantity of any kind of gunpowder is exploded in a cannon, or other sort of fire-arms, ths powder is instantly decomposed ; the water of the saltpetre, ...
A New Medical Dictionary (1817)
Containing an Explanation of the Terms in Anatomy, Physiology ... and the Various Branches of Natural Philosophy Connected with Medicine by Robert Hooper
Aeriform fluid. Elastic vapour. By the word gaz, we distinguish a permanently elastic aeriform fluid, or substance winch has the appearance of air ; that is to say , it is transparent, ela>tic, ponderable, invisible, (oxygenated muna.ic acid gas, and ...
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
The Sick of Aggregation in which all bodies exist, is either Solid, Liquid, or Aeriform...
The aeriform substances agree in all the Properties hitherto attributed to liquids: they are strictly fluid, and enjoy this pr0perty in a higher degree than the ...
When liquids are heated, the first effect is expansion ; but if the application of heat be continued, they assume the aeriform state, or pass into vapour ; and when the caloric is abstracted, they again assume the liquid form. When water is heated ...
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
The Slate of Aggregation in which all bodies exist, is either Solid, Liquid, or Aeriform ; the two latter are both comprised under the general term Fluid. As these states are Physically different, so are the effects produced upon them by the ...
Embracing Its Application to the Arts, Metallurgy, Mineralogy, Geology, Medicine, and Pharmacy
AERIFORM BODIES. Chan. Phytics. Undies exist in 3 states, as solids, liquids, or aeriform bodies.and the last are divided into vapors and gases. Vapors are characterized by the readiness with which they return to a liquid or solid state at or ...
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Scrabble value of A1E1R1I1F4O1R1M3
The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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