- 名词 (Noun)PLairs
- NU (historical, astrology, alchemy, sciences) The atmospheric substance above the surface of the earth which animals breathe, formerly considered to be a single substance, one of the four basic elements of ancient philosophy and one of the five basic elements of several Eastern traditions.
- NU (physics, meteorology) That substance, now understood as the mixture of gases comprising the earth's atmosphere.
- The karate instructor said "air is the one thing you can't go five minutes without; when you spar, you have to remember to breathe."
- (usually with the) The apparently open space above the ground; the mass of this substance around the earth.
- The flock of birds took to the air.
- There was a tension in the air which made me suspect an approaching storm.
- A breeze; a gentle wind.
- A feeling or sense.
- to give it an air of artistry and sophistication
- A sense of poise, graciousness, or quality.
- (chiefly in the plural) Pretension; snobbishness; pretence that one is better than others.
- putting on airs
- (music) A song, especially a solo; an aria.
- INF Nothing; absence of anything.
- An air conditioner or the processed air it produces. Can be a mass noun or a count noun depending on context; similar to hair.
- Could you turn on the air?
- Hey, did you mean to leave the airs on all week while you were on vacation?
- OBS (chemistry) Any specific gas.
- (snowboarding, skateboarding, motor sports) A jump in which one becomes airborne.
- 动词 (Verb)SGairsPRairingPT, PPaired
- To bring (something) into contact with the air, so as to freshen or dry it.
- To let fresh air into a room or a building, to ventilate.
- It's getting quite stuffy in this room: let's open the windows and air it.
- To discuss varying viewpoints on a given topic.
- To broadcast, as with a television show.
- The balloon was equipped with a burner to create hot air for lift.
- If you air out your sleeping bag after you use it, it will smell better the next time you get in.
- President Ford fell as he deboarded Air Force One.
- Other factors could also be at play: if fertiliser is not carefully stored and handled it can volatilise, with important proportions of its precious nitrogen content simply wafting up into the air.
- The various intermixings of natives, immigrants, and tourists gave the city a cosmopolitan air.
- You will have to be miked up at least ten minutes before we go on air.
Meaning of air for the defined word.
- 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
困难度: 级别 1
容易 ➨ 困难
明确性: 级别 9
明确的 ➨ 多用途
- fr air
- fr airs
- en airs
- en airy
- en airship