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Air 1Definition: The fluid which we breathe, and which
surrounds the earth; the atmosphere. It is invisible, inodorous, insipid, transparent, compressible, elastic, and ponderable.
Symbolically: Something unsubstantial, light, or volatile.
Air 3Definition: A particular state of the atmosphere, as
respects heat, cold, moisture,
etc., or as affecting the
sensations; as, a smoky air, a damp air, the morning air,
Air 4Definition: Any aeriform body; a gas; as, oxygen was formerly called vital air.
Air 5Definition: Air in motion; a light breeze; a gentle wind.
Air 6Definition: Odoriferous or contaminated air.
Air 7Definition: That which
Air 8Definition: Utterance abroad; publicity; vent.
Air 9Definition: Intelligence; information.
Air 10Definition: A musical idea, or motive, rhythmically developed in consecutive single
tones, so as to form a symmetrical and balanced whole, which may be sung by a single voice to the stanzas of a hymn or song, or even to plain prose, or played upon an instrument; a melody; a tune; an aria.
Air 11Definition: In harmonized
chorals, psalmody, part
songs, etc., the part which
bears the tune or melody in modern harmony
usually the upper part is sometimes called the air.
Air 12Definition: The peculiar look, appearance, and bearing of a person; mien; demeanor; as, the air of a youth; a heavy air; a lofty air.
Air 13Definition: Peculiar appearance; apparent character; semblance; manner; style.
Air 14Definition: An artificial or affected manner; show of pride or vanity; haughtiness; as, it is said of a person, he
Air 15Definition: The representation or reproduction of the effect of the atmospheric medium through which every object in nature is viewed.
Air 16Definition: Carriage; attitude; action; movement; as, the head of that portrait has a good air.
Air 17Definition: The artificial motion or carriage of a horse.
Air 18Definition: To expose to the air for the purpose of cooling, refreshing, or purifying; to ventilate; as, to air a room.
Air 19Definition: To expose to heat, for the purpose of expelling dampness, or of warming; as, to air linen; to air
air 20Definition: travel via aircraft; "air travel
involves too much waiting in
you''ve time to spare go by air"
air 21Definition: 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"
air 22Definition: medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from til midnight"; "the president used the
airwaves to take his message to the people"
air 23Definition: a succession of
notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
air 24Definition: the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
air 25Definition: the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
air 26Definition: a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
air 27Definition: 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"
air 28Definition: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
air 29Definition: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the
air 30Definition: expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
air 31Definition: make public; "She aired her
opinions on welfare"
air 32Definition: broadcast over the
airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this
air 33Definition: be broadcast; "This show will air
Saturdays at P.M."
air 34Definition: expose to fresh air; "aerate your old