a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance"
medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"
a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence;
the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
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"
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms"
a mixture of gases (especially oxy
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)
make an opening or gap in
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
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"
make holes in
hit the ball into the hole
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
an opening into or through something
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"
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"
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"