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29 entries found for air. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1air
Pronunciation: primarystressa(schwa)r, primarystresse(schwa)r
Function: noun
1 a : the invisible mixture of odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth b : a light breeze
2 : the state of being empty or nothing -- usually used in the phrase into thin air <vanished into thin air>
3 : 1TUNE 1, melody
4 a : outward appearance : apparent nature <an air of mystery> b plural : an artificial way of acting <put on airs>
5 : COMPRESSED AIR <put air in a soft bicycle tire>
6 a : AIRCRAFT <travel by air> <air attack> b : AVIATION <air safety>
7 a : the substance through which radio waves travel b : a radio or television broadcast <went on the air>
8 : an air-conditioning system <turn on the air>
9 : the height achieved in performing a maneuver in the air <a skateboarder catching big air>

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