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  • n  affected manners intended to impress others
    don't put on airs with me
  • n  a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
  • n  the region above the ground
  • n  a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
  • n  a slight wind (usually refreshing)
  • n  the mass of air surrounding the Earth
  • n  once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • n  a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • n  medium for radio and television broadcasting
  • n  travel via aircraft
  • v  expose to fresh air
  • v  be broadcast
  • v  broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
  • v  make public
  • v  expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
  • v  expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen

  • His show, which airs in syndication on PBS, continues to touch the lives of millions of children and their parents around the world.
  • At the top of every hour, the local oldies radio station, WGRR, airs a booming jingle: "Joining you in all our prayers for Matt Maupin.
  • Having started with a single video of a trip to the zoo in April of last year, YouTube now airs 100 million videosand its users add 70,000 moreevery day.
News & Articles


  • Barack Obama in Washington Post
    What struck me most about Stephanie was how, even after a decade in Congress, she was so utterly unaffected by the ways of Washington,Obama said. "She was still a home girl. Stephanie couldn't put on airs if she tried."
  • President Bush in FOXNews
    The thing I like about this fellow is he grew up on a farm,Bush said in a brief stop on his return from a South American trade mission. "He doesn't have a lot of fancy airs."
  • Taj Burrow in The Age
    I feel good for sure and I've got a good board for these conditions,Burrow said. "The waves are good for doing airs and stuff like that and I like fooling around in little waves.'"

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