Air in a sentence

The word "air" in a example sentences. Learn the definition of air and how to use it in a sentence.

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Definition of Air

  • The fluid which we breathe, and which surrounds the earth; the atmosphere. It is invisible, inodorous, insipid, transparent, compressible, elastic, and ponderable.
  • Symbolically: Something unsubstantial, light, or volatile.
  • A particular state of the atmosphere, as respects heat, cold, moisture, etc., or as affecting the sensations; as, a smoky air, a damp air, the morning air, etc.
  • Air in motion; a light breeze; a gentle wind.
  • Odoriferous or contaminated air.
  • That which surrounds and influences.
  • Utterance abroad; publicity; vent.
  • A musical idea, or motive, rhythmically developed in consecutive single tones, so as to form a symmetrical and balanced whole, which may be sung by a single voice to the stanzas of a hymn or song, or even to plain prose, or played upon an instrument; a melody; a tune; an aria.
  • In harmonized chorals, psalmody, part songs, etc., the part which bears the tune or melody -- in modern harmony usually the upper part -- is sometimes called the air.
  • The peculiar look, appearance, and bearing of a person; mien; demeanor; as, the air of a youth; a heavy air; a lofty air.
  • Peculiar appearance; apparent character; semblance; manner; style.
  • An artificial or affected manner; show of pride or vanity; haughtiness; as, it is said of a person, he puts on airs.
  • The representation or reproduction of the effect of the atmospheric medium through which every object in nature is viewed.
  • Carriage; attitude; action; movement; as, the head of that portrait has a good air.
  • The artificial motion or carriage of a horse.
  • To expose to the air for the purpose of cooling, refreshing, or purifying; to ventilate; as, to air a room.
  • To expose for the sake of public notice; to display ostentatiously; as, to air one's opinion.
  • To expose to heat, for the purpose of expelling dampness, or of warming; as, to air linen; to air liquors.
  • travel via aircraft
  • a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
  • medium for radio and television broadcasting
  • a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence
  • the mass of air surrounding the Earth
  • the region above the ground
  • a slight wind (usually refreshing)
  • a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
  • once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)
  • expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
  • expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
  • make public
  • broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
  • be broadcast
  • expose to fresh air

How to use air in a sentence. Air pronunciation.

For, at the question, curtains seemed to drop from all around me, and leave me in the midst of pains and miseries, in a chill air that froze me to the marrow.
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He said it with such an air of sincerity, with such dissimulation, that, for the moment, David was deceived.
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He saw David enter quickly, yet without any air of secrecy, and pass into the little room where Kaid had left him.
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He got up and replaced it with an attentive air.
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As David looked at them in their single blue calico coverings, in which they had lived and slept-shivering in the cold night air upon the bare ground-these thoughts came to him; and he had a sudden longing to follow them and put the chains upon his own arms and legs, and go forth and suffer with them, and fight and die?
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I shall breathe the air of intrigue, shall hear footsteps of spies behind me wherever I go; shall know that even the roses in the garden have ears; that the ground under my feet will telegraph my thoughts.
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I felt that I must fly; the air around me seemed full of voices crying out.
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I suppose it's the air.
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The sweetly piercing, resonant voice of the Muezzin rang far and commandingly on the clear evening air, and from bazaar and crowded street the faithful silently hurried to the mosques, leaving their slippers at the door, while others knelt where the call found them, and touched their foreheads to the ground.
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Though the words were spoken with an air of ingenuous welcome, David felt the malignity in the last phrase, and knew that now was come the most fateful moment of his life.
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All at once the world seemed to be a vast vacuum in which his brain strove for air, and all his senses were numbed and overpowered.
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The air up there in the clouds is very pure and fine, bracing and delicious.
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So singularly clear was the water, that where it was only twenty or thirty feet deep the bottom was so perfectly distinct that the boat seemed floating in the air!
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As soon as they let go, he placed all his feet in a bunch together, lowered his back, and then suddenly arched it upward, and shot me straight into the air a matter of three or four feet!
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He came down, and immediately hoisted his heels into the air, delivering a vicious kick at the sky, and stood on his forefeet.
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He mounted the Genuine, got lifted into the air once, but sent his spurs home as he descended, and the horse darted away like a telegram.
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That is to say, he made a straight cut across lots, preferring fences and ditches to a crooked road; and when the Speaker got to the Capitol he said he had been in the air so much he felt as if he had made the trip on a comet.
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Although he was more than twice as old as the eldest of us, he never gave himself any airs, privileges, or exemptions on that account.
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In truth his air was so natural and so simple that one was always catching himself accepting his stately sentences as meaning something, when they really meant nothing in the world.
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When the explosion came and the rocks and smoke shot into the air, we would go back and find about a bushel of that hard, rebellious quartz jolted out.
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Examples of Air

Example #1
He stopped weaving, and peered over at me with his staring blue eyes, and I felt a sudden quickening of the heart.
Example #2
For we are the last, Davy, the last of the Claridges.
Example #3
There was, however, on the face of the listening Kaid a curious, cynical smile.
Example #4
He had heard all, and he knew the sardonic meaning behind Nahoum's words.
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For a long time there was silence.
Example #6
Drawing behind a clump of palms near a door opening to a passage leading to Mizraim's quarters, he waited.