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air /eə $ er/ noun
air verb

دم ذوب کاری ، هوای دم ، فضا ، هوایی ، هر چیز شبیه هوا (گاز ، بخار) ، نسیم ، جریان هوا ، نفس ، شهیق ، استنشاق ، (مج). نما ، سیما ، اوازه ، اواز ، اهنگ ، بادخور کردن ، اشکار کردن ، علوم مهندسی: هوا ، عمران: هوا ، بازرگانی: هوایی ، ورزش: پاس هوایی ، علوم هوایی: هوا ، علوم نظامی: هواپیمایی نیروی هوایی
- atmosphere, heavens, sky
- wind, breeze, draught, zephyr
- manner, appearance, atmosphere, aura, demeanour, impression, look, mood
- tune, aria, lay, melody, song
- publicize, circulate, display, exhibit, express, give vent to, make known, make public, reveal, voice
- ventilate, aerate, expose, freshen
Contrasted words: basis, essence, reality
Related Idioms: make public, noise (or sound) abroad, spread far and wide
Related Words: manner, style, loftiness, ostentation, pretentiousness, show, complacency, self-importance, vainglory, vanity, character, property, quality, discover, divulge, reveal, broadcast, declare, proclaim, publish
English Thesaurus: comment, remark, point, observation, aside, ...

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. air1 S1 W1 /eə $ er/ noun
[Sense 1-7, 9: Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: Latin aer, from Greek]
[Sense 8: Date: 1500-1600; Origin: Probably a translation of Italian aria; aria]

1. GAS [uncountable] the mixture of gases around the Earth, that we breathe:
Let’s go outside and get some fresh air.
You need to put some air in the tyres.
in the air
There was a strong smell of burning in the air.a breath of fresh air at breath(2)

2. SPACE ABOVE THE GROUND the air the space above the ground or around things
into the air
Flames leapt into the air.
through the air
He fell 2,000 metres through the air without a parachute.

a) by air travelling by, or using, a plane:
I’d prefer to travel by air.
b) relating to or involving planes:
the victims of Britain’s worst air disaster
Air travel was growing rapidly.
air traffic congestion
His brother died in an air crash.

4. be in the air
a) if a feeling is in the air, a lot of people feel it at the same time:
There was a sense of excitement in the air.
b) to be going to happen very soon:
Change is in the air.

5. APPEARANCE [singular] if something or someone has an air of confidence, mystery etc, they seem confident, mysterious etc
air of
She had an air of quiet confidence.
She looked at him with a determined air.

6. be up in the air if something is up in the air, no decision has been made about it yet:
Our trip is still very much up in the air.

7. be on/off (the) air to be broadcasting on the radio or television at the present moment, or to stop broadcasting:
We’ll be on air in three minutes.

8. MUSIC [countable] a simple tune, often used in the title of a piece of classical music

9. airs [plural] a way of behaving that shows someone thinks they are more important than they really are
put on airs/give yourself airs
Trudy is always putting on airs.
an actor with no airs and graces

10. be walking/floating on air to feel very happy
hot air, on-air, ⇒ clear the air at clear2(15), ⇒ disappear/vanish into thin air at thin1(15), ⇒ out of thin air at thin1(16)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. air2 verb

1. OPINION [transitive] to express your opinions publicly
air your views/grievances/complaints etc
Staff will get a chance to ask questions and air their views.

2. TV/RADIO [intransitive and transitive] to broadcast a programme on television or radio:
KPBS airs such popular children’s programs as ‘Barney’ and ‘Sesame Street’.
The program is due to air next month.

3. ROOM [transitive] especially British English, air something out American English to let fresh air into a room, especially one that has been closed for a long time

4. CLOTHES [intransitive and transitive] especially British English, air (something) out American English to put a piece of clothing in a place that is warm or has a lot of air, so that it smells clean:
I’ve left my sweater outside to air.
airing, ⇒ air your dirty laundry at dirty1(7)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

I. gas/space
ADJ. hot, warm | chill, cold, cool, crisp | clean, clear, fresh, pure We need some fresh air in this stuffy room!
sweet The air was sweet with incense.
foul/foul-smelling, polluted, stale the polluted air of our cities
the musty smell of stale air
damp, humid | dry | still Nothing moved in the still air.
thin It's difficult carrying such heavy loads in the thin air of the mountains.
thick The air was thick with cigarette smoke.
country, mountain, sea | evening, morning, night Music filled the night air.
QUANT. blast, gust We felt a blast of cold air as she opened the door. | current warm currents of air
breath He drew in another breath of air.
VERB + AIR breathe (in), gulp in, suck in Land crabs breathe air and cannot swim. She gulped in the fresh mountain air.
fight for, gasp for She was gasping for air as she ran out of the burning house.
smell, sniff The dog stretched and sniffed the air.
fill, hang in The tang of some wild herb hung in the air.
AIR + VERB blow, rise, waft The cool night air wafted in the open windows.
AIR + NOUN pollution | quality equipment to monitor air quality
pressure | current
PREP. in/into the ~ I kicked the ball high into the air.
through the ~ Spicy smells wafted through the air.
PHRASES in the open air (= outside) The market is held in the open air.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

II. for planes
AIR + NOUN travel | fare | traffic We are cleared by Air Traffic Control to taxi and take off.
crash, disaster | attack, strike Three buildings were bombed last night in an air strike on the city.
PREP. by ~ (= by plane) It only takes three hours by air.
from the ~ The hideout is clearly visible from the air.
PHRASES in mid-air The two planes collided in mid air.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

III. impression
VERB + AIR have, retain You have an air of authority.
add, bring, give (sth) A stone balcony gives the building an air of elegance.
PREP. with an/the ~ He leaned towards Melissa with an air of great confidentiality.
~ of

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

ADV. in public, openly, publicly The issues were openly aired and discussed by the group.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


She opened the window to let in some fresh air.
London’s air is cleaner than it has been at any time since 1585.
Warm air rises and is replaced by cooler and denser air.
I felt a sudden rush of hot air.
The air had turned a little cooler.
crisp (=pleasantly cool)
the crisp autumn air
I looked up to the stars in the clear night air.
Damp air causes condensation.
The air in Mexico City is heavily polluted.
stale (=not fresh and often full of smoke)
The room was full of stale air and tobacco smoke.
the air is thin (=there is less oxygen because you are in a high place)
People cannot live up there because the air is too thin and there is not enough oxygen to breathe.
the morning/evening/night air
He stepped out and breathed in the cold morning air.
the sea/mountain/country air
the salty smell of the sea air
the still air (=air in which there is no wind)
Smoke from the chimneys hung in the still air.
air pollution
Most air pollution is caused by cars.
the air quality
The air quality is very poor on hot days.
the air pressure
The air pressure had dropped.
a breath of air
I went outside for a breath of air.
a rush/blast/stream of air
There was a cold rush of air as she wound down her window.
a current of air
The birds are able to glide on a current of warm air.
breathe in the air
She breathed in the cool mountain air.
fight/gasp for air (=try to breathe with difficulty)
He clutched his throat as he fought for air.
let in some air (=let fresh air into a room)
It would be nice to open the door and let in some air.
put air into something (=fill a tyre, balloon etc with air)
I need to put some air in the tyres.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

BAD: It's hard to find a fresh air nowadays.
GOOD: It's hard to find any fresh air nowadays.

Usage Note:
Air (= the mixture of gases that we breathe) is an uncountable noun: 'Let's go for a walk and get some air in our lungs.'

See PURE (pure)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Common Errors

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