Die Übersetzung von "air" - Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch


noun //

the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere

The air up here in the mountain is very pure.

the space above the ground; the sky

Birds fly through the air.


The house had an air of neglect.

a tune

She played a simple air on the piano.
airbag noun

a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.

airily adverb

in a light-hearted manner

avec désinvolture
She airily dismissed all objections.
airiness noun

airing noun

a short walk etc in the open air

promenade au grand air
She took the baby for an airing.
airless adjective

(of weather) still and windless

sans air
It was a hot, airless night.

(of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.

airy adjective

with plenty of (fresh) air

bien aéré
an airy room.

light-hearted and not serious

She had an airy disregard for authority.
airborne adjective

in the air or flying

en vol, en suspension (dans l’air)
We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane
airborne germs.
air-conditioned adjective

having air-conditioning

an air-conditioned building.
air-conditioner noun

a machine that provides air-conditioning.

air-conditioning noun

a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.

aircraft noun (plural aircraft)

any of several types of machine for flying in the air

appareil; avion
Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier

a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.

airfield noun

an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.

terrain d’aviation
air force

the part of the armed services which uses aircraft

armée de l’air
an air force base.
air-gun noun

a gun that is worked by air under pressure.

carabine/pistolet à air comprimé
air hostess

a woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.

hôtesse de l’air
air letter

a letter sent by airmail.

lettre par avion
airlift noun

an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.

pont aérien
airline noun

(a company that owns) a regular air transport service

compagnie aérienne
The airline operates a regular service to New York.
airliner noun

a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.

avion de ligne
air-lock noun

a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.

bouchon d’air
airmail noun

a system of carrying mail by air

poste aérienne
Send this parcel by airmail
(also adjective) an airmail letter.
airman noun

a member of an air force.

aviateur militaire
air pollution noun

pollution aérienne
.A lot of the city’s air pollution is caused by traffic.
airplane noun

(American) an aeroplane.

airport noun

a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.

air pump noun

a pump for forcing air in or out of something.

air raid noun

an attack by aircraft.

raid aérien
airship noun

an aircraft without wings that is filled with gas and has an engine.

dirigeable; aéronef
airtight adjective

(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass

The food is stored in airtight containers.
airway noun

a regular course followed by aircraft.

voie aérienne
on the air

broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.

à l’antenne
.The radio station is on the air 24 hours a day.
put on airs / give oneself airs

to behave as if one is better or more important than others

se donner de grands airs
She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.

(Die Übersetzung von "air" von PASSWORT Englisch-Französisch Wörterbuch © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)