Definition of AIR

noun : AIR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 2. (

    ) the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air" ;

  • 3. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 5. (

    ) the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air" ;

  • 6. (

    ) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles) ;

  • 8. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 9. (

    ) travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air" ;

verb : AIR

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 2. (

    ) be broadcast; "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M." ;

  • 5. (

    ) expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen" ;

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