- the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen.；air regarded as necessary for breathing
- express (an opinion or grievance) publicly；broadcast (a program) on radio or television
verb: air, 3rd person present: airs, gerund or present participle: airing, past tense: aired, past participle: aired
noun: air, plural noun: airs
- 1. the invisible gaseous substance surrounding the earth, a mixture mainly of oxygen and nitrogen.
- ▪ air regarded as necessary for breathing the air was stale the doctor told me to get some fresh air
- ▪ the free or unconfined space above the surface of the earth he celebrated by tossing his hat high in the air 同義詞
- ▪ referring to the use of aircraft air traffic all goods must come in by air
- ▪ the earth's atmosphere as a medium for transmitting radio waves radio stations have successfully sold products over the air
- ▪ air considered as one of the four elements in ancient philosophy and in astrology (associated with the signs of Gemini, Aquarius, and Libra) an air sign
- ▪ a breeze or light wind. 同義詞
- ▪ air conditioning.
- 2. an impression of a quality or manner given by someone or something she answered with a faint air of boredom he leaned over with a confidential air 同義詞
- ▪ an annoyingly affected and condescending manner he began to put on airs and think he could boss us around
- 3. a tune or short melodious composition, typically a song traditional Scottish airs sung in the Gaelic tongue 同義詞
- 4. a jump off the ground on a snowboard or skateboard.
- 1. express (an opinion or grievance) publicly a meeting in which long-standing grievances were aired 同義詞
- ▪ broadcast (a program) on radio or television the programs were aired on India's state TV network 同義詞
- ▪ archaic parade or show (something) ostentatiously airing a snowy hand and signet ring
- 2. British expose (a room) to the open air in order to ventilate it the window sashes were lifted regularly to air the room 同義詞
- ▪ archaic go out in the fresh air to go and air myself in my native fields