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Definitions of air:

part of speech: noun

The atmosphere, a simple non- chemical mixture of oxygen, 1 volume, and nitrogen, 4 volumes, with varying proportions of carbon dioxide, vapor of water, argon, ammonia, nitric acid, and organic matter.

Usage examples for air:

  • I quite agree with you, said Mr Marter, in a satisfied air "By Birth a Lady", George Manville Fenn
  • " A mile, by air "The Unspeakable Perk", Samuel Hopkins Adams
  • Send me Flamarande; that will give me a little air "The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters", George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie

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A resinous exudation from a shrub of Southern Europe, Cistus ladaniferus, and C. creticus, formerly employed as a stomachic and in the treatment of dysentery, and by fumigation in bronchitis. ...