Definition of Air


  • travel via aircraft
    "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"
    "if you've time to spare go by air"
    - air travel
  • medium for radio and television broadcasting
    "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"
    "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"
  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
    "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
    - melodic line - melodic phrase
  • once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • the mass of air surrounding the Earth
    "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"
    "it was exposed to the air"
  • a slight wind (usually refreshing)
    "the breeze was cooled by the lake"
    "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
    - gentle wind
  • a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
    "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"
  • the region above the ground
    "her hand stopped in mid air"
    "he threw the ball into the air"
  • a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing
    the stuff that the wind consists of
    "air pollution"
    "a smell of chemicals in the air"
    "open a window and let in some air"
    "I need some fresh air"


  • expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    "air the old winter clothes"
    "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
    - air out
  • expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
    "Air linen"
  • make public
    "She aired her opinions on welfare"
  • broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    "We cannot air this X-rated song"
  • be broadcast
    "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
  • expose to fresh air
    "aerate your old sneakers"
    - air out
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

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Unscramble air

5 unscramble word found using the letters air.

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