Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "aeolian" [aeolian]

  • Of, or relating to the wind. (adjective)
  • Carried, deposited or eroded by the wind. (adjective) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aeolian" in a sentence
  • "A cluster of blossoms, when the wind stirs them, shake out a kind of aeolian melody, and it was that which so entranced Ala a few moments ago."
  • "Lori's primary research interests include aeolian geomorphology -- how wind shapes a planetary surface -- for both Mars and the Earth, recent and ongoing climate changes, and the mobility of wind-blown sand and dust."
  • "It shows some old eroded aeolian "aeolian" = wind-formed features that may have once been either dunes or ripples."