- (uncountable, physics, meteorology) The mixture of gases comprising the earth"s atmosphere.
- (uncountable, alchemy) One of the four basic elements.
- A feeling or sense.
- ...to give it an air of artistry and sophistication.
- (obsolete) A sense of poise, graciousness, or quality.
- 1815 "He is very plain, undoubtedly--remarkably plain:--but that is nothing compared with his entire want of gentility. I had no right to expect much, and I did not expect much; but I had no idea that he could be so very clownish, so totally without air. I had imagined him, I confess, a degree or two nearer gentility." â€” Jane Austen, Emma, Volume I, Chapter 4.
- (usually plural) Pretension; snobbishness; pretence that one is better than others.
- (music) A song, especially a solo; an aria.
- 1813 "If I," said Mr. Collins, "were so fortunate as to be able to sing, I should have great pleasure, I am sure, in obliging the company with an air; for I consider music as a very innocent diversion, and perfectly compatible with the profession of a clergyman..." â€” Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice, Chapter 18.
- (uncountable) An air conditioner or the processed air it produces.
- Could you turn on the air?
- (obsolete),(chemistry) Any specific gas
3 letters in word "air": A I R.
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