Airy appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Stop, Syrian, I see bees in airy spots.
- In airy Sahara's level, Sarah, a Syrian, I.
- Stop, Syrian, I start at rats in airy spots.
The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective airy:
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Definition of the adjective airy
What does airy mean as an attribute of a noun?
Airy is one of the top 1000 most common adjectives in the English language.
adjective - degrees: more airy / airier | most airy / airiest
- open to or abounding in fresh air
- not practical or realizable; speculative
- having little or no perceptible weight; so light as to resemble air
- example: airy gauze curtains
- similar: light
- characterized by lightness and insubstantiality; as impalpable or intangible as air
Alternative definition of the adjective airy
- Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies.
- Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial; as, an airy flight.
- Open to a free current of air; exposed to the air; breezy; as, an airy situation.
- Resembling air; thin; unsubstantial; not material; airlike.
- Relating to the spirit or soul; delicate; graceful; as, airy music.
- Without reality; having no solid foundation; empty; trifling; visionary.
- Light of heart; vivacious; sprightly; flippant; superficial.
- Having an affected manner; being in the habit of putting on airs; affectedly grand.
- [context: painting] Having the light and aerial tints true to nature.
- Airy is an impact crater on Mars, named in honor of the British Astronomer, Royal Sir George Biddell Airy. The crater is approximately 40 kilometres in diameter and is located at 0.1°E 5.1°S in the Meridiani Planum region. The much smaller crater Airy-0, which defines the location of Mars' prime meridian, lies within it.
- also known as 艾里撞擊坑
- Airy is a lunar impact crater located in the southern highlands. It is named in honour of British astronomer George Biddell Airy. It forms the southern-most member of a chain of craters consisting of Vogel, Argelander, and Airy. A little further to the south lies Donati. Airy has a worn, and somewhat polygonal rim that it broken at the northern and southern ends. It has an irregular floor and a central peak.
Phrases with Airy
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Other phrases containing the word Airy:
- Bridelia Airy-Shawii
- Phyllanthus Airy-Shawii
- Species Bridelia Airy-Shawii
- Symplococarpon Airy-Shawianum
- Species Phyllanthus Airy-Shawii
- Species Symplococarpon Airy-Shawianum
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airy
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by Michiel Hazewinkel
= c, VxJ 1/3 ifeV» Since the Airy equation plays an important role in various problems of physics, mechanics and asymptotic analysis, its solutions are ...
by Dipak Basu
Airy disk The pattern of diffraction for circular aperture has rotational symmetry about the axis. The central maximum ...
Dictionary of Aviation (1911)
by Robert Morris Pierce
airy 'e.-zi adj. 1. performd or taking place in the air or atmosfere; ef, belonging to, or appropriate to the air; aerial; ...
by Richard A. Matzner
Airy phase When a dispersive seismic wave propagates, the decrease of amplitude with increasing propagation distance for a period whose group velocity has a local minimum is smaller than that for other periods. The wave corresponding to ...
by Joseph A. Angelo
Airy disk 19 Basic forces generated by an airfoil in an airstream high-energy particles and electromagnetic radiation, primarily from the sun. Airglow includes emissions from the oxygen molecule (O2), the nitrogen molecule (N2), the hydroxyl ...
by Michael A. Dirr
Airy'. Have tested forfive years in Georgia. In full sun makes a perfect mound, 3ft. by 4 ft., with abundant flowers, beautiful glaucous-blue leaves, yellow-orangered fall color. All who witness ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Airy
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Week 31- Air
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- Airy seating
Great seat design for a humid environment
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- Airy seating
This was in a cafe in the mall in Darwin- it was great seating for a humid environment
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- BLOG: Light & Airy from Aria
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- Mt.Airy DGC Hole 11 Green
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Video language resources about Airy
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- GEOCENTRICITY - An animated explanation of "Airy's Failure" experiment.
Airy's "Failure" was that to observe a particular star he did NOT have to increase the tilt of his telescope when he filled it with water. This animation demonstrates ...
- Airy Meaning
Video shows what airy means. Consisting of air; as, an airy substance; the airy parts of bodies.. Relating or belonging to air; high in air; aerial; as, an airy flight.
- Vocabulary Made Easy Meaning of Airy, Synonyms, Antonyms and its Usage
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Quotes about Airy
Scrabble value of A1I1R1Y4
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AIRY
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