Definition of Air in English :
Define Air in English
Air meaning in English
Meaning of Air in English
Pronunciation of Air in English
Air pronunciation in English
Pronounce Air in Englishsee synonyms of air
a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
Example Sentences:'air pollution''a smell of chemicals in the air''open a window and let in some air''I need some fresh air'
the region above the ground
Example Sentences:'her hand stopped in mid air''he threw the ball into the air'
a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
Example Sentences:'an air of mystery''the house had a neglected air''an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters''the place had an aura of romance'
a slight wind (usually refreshing)
Example Sentences:'the breeze was cooled by the lake''as he waited he could feel the air on his neck'
5. air, atmosphere
the mass of air surrounding the Earth
Example Sentences:'there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere''it was exposed to the air'
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
Example Sentences:'she was humming an air from Beethoven'
8. air, airwave
medium for radio and television broadcasting
Example Sentences:'the program was on the air from 9 til midnight''the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people'
travel via aircraft
Example Sentences:'air travel involves too much waiting in airports''if you've time to spare go by air'
expose to fresh air
Example Sentences:'aerate your old sneakers'
Example Sentences:'This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M.'
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
Example Sentences:'We cannot air this X-rated song'
Example Sentences:'She aired her opinions on welfare'
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
Example Sentences:'Air linen'
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
Example Sentences:'air the old winter clothes''air out the smoke-filled rooms'
WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.
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Webster’s New World College Dictionary, 4th Edition. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.
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