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English definition of “air”

air

verb [I/T] (CLEAN)   /er, ær/
to let air from outside come in a room or other inside space to make it smell cleaner , or to put something outside in the air to make it smell cleaner : [M] Let’s open some windows and air out this place .
(Definition of air verb (CLEAN) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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