Textual thesaurus for "air"

(noun) air travel, aviation

travel via aircraft

air travel involves too much waiting in airports; if you've time to spare go by air

(noun) atmosphere, aura

a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

an air of mystery; the house had a neglected air; an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters; the place had an aura of romance

(noun) airwave

medium for radio and television broadcasting

the program was on the air from 9 til midnight; the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people

(noun) line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune

a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence

she was humming an air from Beethoven

(noun) atmosphere

the mass of air surrounding the Earth

there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere; it was exposed to the air

(noun) breeze, gentle wind, zephyr

a slight wind (usually refreshing)

the breeze was cooled by the lake; as he waited he could feel the air on his neck

(verb) vent, ventilate, air out

expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen

air the old winter clothes; air out the smoke-filled rooms

(verb) publicise, publicize, bare

make public

She aired her opinions on welfare

(verb) broadcast, send, transmit, beam

broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television

We cannot air this X-rated song

(verb) aerate, air out

expose to fresh air

aerate your old sneakers