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Definition of Air

[n] travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
[n] 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"
[n] 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"
[n] a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven"
[n] the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
[n] a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
[n] 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"
[n] (archaic) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
[v] expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
[v] expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
[v] make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
[v] broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated song"
[v] be broadcast; "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
[v] expose to fresh air, as of old clothing; "aerate your old sneakers"



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