Entry from US English dictionary
A long extension ladder, especially on a fire engine, used to reach high places.
- 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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Syllabification: aer·i·al lad·der
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