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air

noun //
the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere aire The air up here in the mountain is very pure.
the space above the ground; the sky aire Birds fly through the air.
appearance aspecto The house had an air of neglect.
(music) a tune aire She played a simple air on the piano.
airily adverb
in a light-hearted manner despreocupadamente, desenfadadamente She airily dismissed all objections.
airiness noun
despreocupación, desenfado the airiness of the room.
airing noun
a short walk etc in the open air paseo al aire libre, tomar el aire She took the baby for an airing.
airless adjective
(of weather) still and windless sin viento It was a hot, airless night.
(of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air cargado an airless prison cell.
airy adjective
with plenty of (fresh) air ventilado, aireado an airy room.
light-hearted and not serious despreocupado She had an airy disregard for authority.
airbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident airbag Most cars are fitted with airbags as standard these days.
airborne adjective
in the air or flying en el aire We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane airborne germs.
air-conditioned adjective
having air-conditioning climatizado an air-conditioned building.
air-conditioner noun
a machine that provides air-conditioning. acondicionador de aire The air-conditioner has broken down.
air-conditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity. aire acondicionado
aircraft noun ( plural aircraft)
any of several types of machine for flying in the air aeronave, avión Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier noun
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off. portaaviones
airfare noun
the price of a ticket to fly on a plane. Precio de Billete The travel agency specializes in cheap airfares to Europe.
airfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly campo de aviación The aircraft were based at Duxford airfield.
air force noun
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft fuerzas aéreas He’s a pilot in the Royal Air Force.
airgun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure. pistola de aire comprimido
airhead noun
(informal) a stupid person Mentecat She’s such an airhead!
air hostess noun
(British, old-fashioned ) a woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft; air steward, flight attendant. azafata de avión
air letter noun
a letter sent by airmail. carta aérea
airlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air puente aéreo Several flood victims had to be rescued by airlift.
airline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service línea aérea, compañía aérea The airline operates a regular service to New York.
airliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers avión de pasajeros a jet airliner.
airlock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it bolsa de aire An airlock was preventing water circulation.
airmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air correo aéreo Send this parcel by airmail (also adjective) an airmail letter.
airman noun ( plural airmen)
a member of an air force aviador The airmen flew missions during World War II over Sicily.
airplane /ˈeəˌplein/ noun
(American ) a vehicle with wings and one or more engines that flies through the air; aeroplane(British) avión
airplay noun
the amount of times that a song is played on the radio. Transmision por Radio The song has been given considerable airplay over the past few weeks.
air pollution noun
pollution in the atmosphere contaminación atmosférica .A lot of the city’s air pollution is caused by traffic.
airport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc. aeropuerto John F. Kennedy International Airport is the United States’ 6th busiest airport.
air pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something. bomba de aire
air raid noun
an attack by aircraft ataque aéreo The building was completely destroyed in an air raid.
airship noun
an aircraft without wings that is filled with gas and has an engine. dirigible
airspace noun
the sky above a particular country which is controlled by that country Espacio Aero They shot down an unidentified aircraft that was invading their airspace.
air steward noun
someone who looks after passengers in an aircraft; flight attendant Asistente de Vuelo The air stewards have to serve two meals to the passengers on this particular flight.
air strike noun
an attack by aircraft dropping bombs on a place Ataque Aereo More than 40 civilians, many of them women and children, were killed in an airstrike on the city.
airstrip noun
a narrow piece of land used for planes to take off from and to land on Pista de aterrizaje The airstrip consists of a single gravel runway.
airtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass hermético The food is stored in airtight containers.
airtime noun
the amount of time given to someone or something on radio or television Tiempo de Emission The station is to give more airtime to the chat show host.
airwaves noun plural
(informal) radio and television broadcasts Las Ondas The song was a huge hit and is still played on the airwaves today.
radio waves used in broadcasting radio and television. Ondas de Radio
airway noun
(anatomy) the passage that leads from the nose and throat to the lungs, and which you breathe through Conducto de ventilacion Open the patient’s mouth and clear the airway.
a regular course followed by aircraft. ruta aérea
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television en el aire 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 darse aires de grandeza, darse tono She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.
(Definition of air from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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