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air

 
Adjective air has 1 sense
  1. air - relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air; "air war"; "air safety"; "air travel"
    Antonyms:
    land, onshore, overland, sea, deep-sea, oceangoing, seafaring, seagoing, oversea, overseas, offshore, shipboard, oceanic, suboceanic, subocean
Noun air has 9 senses
  1. 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"
    --1 is a kind of
    gas
    --1 is a substance of wind, air current, current of air
    --1 has substances:
     argon, Ar, atomic number 18; krypton, Kr, atomic number 36; neon, Ne, atomic number 10; nitrogen, N, atomic number 7; oxygen, O, atomic number 8; xenon, Xe, atomic number 54
    --1 has particulars: breath; hot air; liquid air
    Derived forms: verb aerate1, verb aerate2, verb aerify1
  2. air travel, aviation, air - travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
    --2 is a kind of travel, traveling, travelling
    --2 has particulars: flight, flying
  3. air - the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
    --3 is a kind of
    region, part
  4. air, airwave - 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"
    --4 is a kind of medium
    Derived forms: verb air2, verb air3
  5. breeze, zephyr, gentle wind, air - a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
    --5 is a kind of wind, air current, current of air
    --5 has particulars:
     sea breeze; breath; light air; light breeze; gentle breeze; moderate breeze; fresh breeze; strong breeze
  6. air, aura, atmosphere - 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"
    --6 is a kind of quality
    --6 has particulars: mystique; note; vibrations
  7. atmosphere, air - the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
    --7 is a kind of region, part
    --7 is a part of Earth, world, globe
    --7 has parts: airspace, air space; ionosphere
    --7 has particulars: airspace
  8. tune, melody, air, strain, melodic line, line, melodic phrase - a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
    --8 is a kind of music
    --8 has parts: phrase, musical phrase
    --8 has particulars:
     flourish, fanfare, tucket; glissando; roulade; leitmotiv, leitmotif; theme song; signature, signature tune, theme song; theme, melodic theme, musical theme, idea; part, voice
  9. air - once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
    --9 is a kind of
    element
Verb air has 6 senses
  1. air out, air, aerate - expose to fresh air; "aerate your old sneakers"
    --1 is one way to expose
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  2. air - be broadcast; "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
    Derived form: noun air4
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  3. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit - broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    --3 is one way to publicize, publicise, air, bare
    Derived form: noun air4
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s something PP
  4. publicize, publicise, air, bare - make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
    --4 is one way to tell
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
    Somebody ----s that CLAUSE
  5. air - expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
    --5 is one way to
    dry, dry out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. vent, ventilate, air out, air - expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
    --6 is one way to refresh, freshen
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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