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aerial ladder Syllabification: aer·i·al lad·der

Entry from US English dictionary

Definition of aerial ladder in English:


A long extension ladder, especially on a fire engine, used to reach high places.
Example sentences
  • We had to tackle the fire using ladders and the aerial ladder platform.
  • If you're a natural-born driver, consider piloting a pumper, tanker, aerial ladder, heavy rescue truck or an ambulance.
  • Gino kneeled at the end of the extended aerial ladder.
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