Significado de “air” - en el Diccionario Inglés

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uk /r/ us /er/

air noun (GAS)

A2 [ U ] the mixture of gases that surrounds the earth and that we breathe:

I went outside to get some fresh air.
You should put some air in your tyres - they look flat to me.
the air B2 [ S ]

Más ejemplos

  • The balloon rose gently (up) into the air.
  • The volcano spewed a giant cloud of ash, dust, and gases into the air.
  • The extent of the flooding can only be fully appreciated when viewed from the air.
  • The ball carried high into the air and landed the other side of the fence.
  • A cloud of dust rose in the air as the car roared past.

the space above the ground, especially high above the ground:

The air was filled with the scent of roses.
Throw your gun down and put your hands in the air.
The police fired into the air to clear the demonstrators from the streets.

Más ejemplos

  • It's the dampness in the air that is bad for your lungs.
  • He let the air out of the balloon.
  • The mountain air was wonderfully pure.
  • There was a rush of air as she opened the door.
  • Stricter controls on air pollution would help to reduce acid rain.
  • Warm air rises by the process of convection.

air noun (AIRCRAFT)

A2 [ U ] travel in an aircraft:

I don't travel much by air.
an air crash/disaster
air travel

Más ejemplos

  • The air force counterattacked and repelled the invasion.
  • Human error has been blamed for the air crash.
  • Will the goods be sent by air or sea freight?
  • The resort is easily accessible by road, rail, and air.
  • The policy of charging air travellers for vegetarian meals proved unpopular and has already been rescinded.

air noun (MANNER)

C2 [ S ] manner or appearance:

She has an air of confidence about her.

Más ejemplos

  • He had a slight air of menace which I found unsettling.
  • He retains an almost professorial air.
  • I just assumed he owned the place - he had a proprietary air about him.
  • The company operates out of modern offices and expensive hotel suites to create an air of respectability.
  • He glared at me with an air of accusation.


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air verb (MAKE KNOWN)

[ T ] to make opinions or complaints known to other people:

Putting a complaint in the suggestions box is one way of airing your grievances.
He'll air his views on the war whether people want to listen or not.

(Definición de air del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

air en inglés americano

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us /eər/

air noun (GAS)

[ U ] the mixture of gases that surrounds the earth and that we breathe:

Let’s go outside for some fresh air.

[ U ] Air pressure is the force that air produces when it presses against any surface.

air noun (SPACE ABOVE)

[ U ] the space above, esp. high above, the ground:

Keith kicked the football high in the air.

air noun (FLIGHT)

[ U ] flight above the ground, esp. in an aircraft:

air travel
You can get there by train, but it’s faster by air.

air noun (MANNER)

[ C ] a manner or appearance:

She had an air of confidence.

air noun (BROADCAST)

on the air

a program or a person on the air is broadcasting on radio or television:

His show is on the air from 8:00 to 8:30 every Tuesday night.
off the air

A program or person that is not broadcasting on radio or television is off the air.


us /er, ær/

air verb (BROADCAST)

[ I/T ] to broadcast something on radio or television:

[ T ] The game will be aired at 9 p.m. tomorrow.

air verb (MAKE KNOWN)

[ T ] to make your opinions or complaints known to other people:

The meeting gave us a chance to air our complaints.

air verb (CLEAN)

[ I/T ] 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.
noun [ C ] us /ˈer·ɪŋ, ˈær-/

The third airing of the miniseries will begin next week.

(Definición de air del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

air en inglés de negocios

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airnoun [ U ]

uk /r/ us
by air

TRANSPORT travelling by or using planes:

arrive/travel by air 25% of the state's economy is fueled by tourists who travel by air.
deliver/send/ship sth by air The company adds a surcharge for express packages delivered by air.
up in the air

if a matter is up in the air, it is uncertain and no final decision has been made about it:

The future of the company has been up in the air since one of its key shareholders was compelled to sell its stake.

(Definición de air del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)