the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air"
a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"
a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air"
once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; "Air linen"
make public; "She aired her opinions on welfare"
travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; "We cannot air this X-rated so
a part of a structure having some specific characteristic or function; "the spacious cooking area provided plenty of room for servants"
the extent of a 2-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary; "the area of a rectangle"; "it was about 500 square feet in area"
a part of an animal that has a special function or is supplied by a given artery or nerve; "in the abdominal region"
a subject of study; "it was his area of specialization"; "areas of interest include..."
a particular geographical region of indefinite boundary (usually serving some special purpose or distinguished by its people or culture or geography)
an act of delaying or interrupting the continuity; "it was presented without commercial breaks"; "there was a gap in his account"
a narrow opening; "he opened the window a crack"
a conspicuous disparity or difference as between two figures; "gap between income and outgo"; "the spread between lending and borrowing costs"
a difference (especially an unfortunate difference) between two opinions or two views or two situations
make an opening or gap in
a pass between mountain peaks
an open or empty space in or between things; "there was a small opening between the trees"; "the explosion made a gap in the wall"
an opening deliberately made in or through something
one playing period (from tee to green) on a golf course; "he played 18 holes"
informal terms for the mouth
make holes in
an opening into or through something
hit the ball into the hole
a depression hollowed out of solid matter
an unoccupied space
informal terms for a difficult situation; "he got into a terrible fix"; "he made a muddle of his marriage"
a fault; "he shot holes in my argument"
a knowledge domain that you are interested in or are communicating about; "it was a limited realm of discourse"; "here we enter the region of opinion"; "the realm of the occult"
a domain in which something is dominant; "the untroubled kingdom of reason"; "a land of make-believe"; "the rise of the realm of cotton in the south"
space for movement; "room to pass"; "make way for"; "hardly enough elbow room to turn around"
opportunity for; "room for improvement"
live and take one's meals at or in; "she rooms in an old boarding house"
an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view"
the people who are present in a room; "the whole room was cheering"