What is air?

  • (verb): Expose to fresh air.
    Synonyms: air out, aerate
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on air:

97th Air Mobility Wing - History - Operational History - Cold War
... Wing, Very Heavy was established, and the unit was reassigned to Mile 26 Air Field (later named Eielson Air Force Base (AFB), Alaska) on that date ... The new wing reported to Fifteenth Air Force, Strategic Air Command (SAC), although the Yukon Sector of the Alaskan Air Command controlled its operations ... made of components of the 97th Bombardment Group and the 519th Air Service Group, deployed from Smoky Hill Air Force Base, Kansas ...
800 Naval Air Squadron
800 Naval Air Squadron was a Royal Navy Fleet Air Arm carrier based squadron formed on 3 April 1933 by amalgamating No's 402 and 404 (Fleet Fighter) Flights ...
8 Flight Army Air Corps
8 Flight Army Air Corps is one of the Independent Flights within the British Army's Army Air Corps. 8 Flight is attached to the Special Air Service and based alongside them in Hereford ...
Natural Resource
... A natural resource may exist as a separate entity such as fresh water, and air, as well as a living organism such as a fish, or it may exist in an alternate form which must be processed to ... Some Natural resources can be found everywhere such as sunlight and air, when it is so the resource is known as an ubiquitous (existing or being everywhere ... solar radiation, geothermal energy, and air (though access to clean air may not be) ...
97th Air Mobility Wing
... The 97th Air Mobility Wing (97 AMW) is a United States Air Force unit assigned to the Air Education and Training Command Nineteenth Air Force ... It is stationed at Altus Air Force Base, Oklahoma ... Active for over 60 years, the 97th Bombardment Wing was a component organization of Strategic Air Command's deterrent force during the Cold War, as a strategic bombardment wing ...

More definitions of "air":

  • (adj): Relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air.
    Example: "Air war"; "air safety"; "air travel"
  • (noun): Travel via aircraft.
    Example: "Air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
    Synonyms: air travel, aviation
  • (verb): Be broadcast.
    Example: "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
  • (verb): Expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry.
    Example: "Air linen"
  • (noun): Once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).
  • (noun): The region above the ground.
    Example: "Her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
  • (noun): A mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of.
    Example: "Air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air"
  • (noun): A distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing.
    Example: "An air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"
    Synonyms: aura, atmosphere
  • (verb): Expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen.
    Example: "Air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
    Synonyms: vent, ventilate, air out
  • (noun): A slight wind (usually refreshing).
    Example: "As he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
    Synonyms: breeze, zephyr, gentle wind
  • (noun): The mass of air surrounding the Earth.
    Example: "It was exposed to the air"
    Synonyms: atmosphere
  • (noun): Medium for radio and television broadcasting.
    Example: "The program was on the air from 9 til midnight"
    Synonyms: airwave
  • (verb): Broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television.
    Example: "We cannot air this X-rated song"
    Synonyms: send, broadcast, beam, transmit

Famous quotes containing the word air:

    Odors from decaying food wafting through the air when the door is opened, colorful mold growing between a wet gym uniform and the damp carpet underneath, and the complete supply of bath towels scattered throughout the bedroom can become wonderful opportunities to help your teenager learn once again that the art of living in a community requires compromise, negotiation, and consensus.
    Barbara Coloroso (20th century)

    subtle birds
    Wheel and go,leaving air in shreds
    black beaks shine in gray haze.
    Brushed by the hawk’s wing
    of vision.
    Gary Snyder (b. 1930)

    An air lambent with adult enterprise ...
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)