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Definition of the verb air out

What does air out mean as a doing phrase?

verb

  1. expose to fresh air
    • lexical domain: Perceptions - verbs of seeing, hearing, feeling
    • synonyms of air out: aerate / air
    • more generic word: expose = expose or make accessible to some action or influence
  2. expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
    • example: air out the smoke-filled rooms
    • lexical domain: Change - verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.
    • synonyms of air out: air / vent / ventilate
    • more generic words: freshen / refresh = make (to feel) fresh

Alternative definition of the verb air out

verb

  1. [idiomatic] To expose to air; to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.
  2. [by extension] To discuss in the open.

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Google previewThe New Dickson Baseball Dictionary (1999)

A Cyclopedic Reference to More Than 7,000 Words, Names, Phrases, and Slang Expressions that Define the Game, Its Heritage, Culture, and Variations by Paul Dickson

air out 1. To lecture (Orel Hershiser, Out of the Blue, 1989). 2. See air it out. air pocket A mythical air current that causes a fielder to drop a fly ball. airtight Said of a great defense; e.g., an "airtight infield" rarely allows batted balls to get through.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica or a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences [...] (1771)

which 13 fixed on the pipe, and cover it with the tall receiver GH, which is dole at top ; then exhaust the air out of the receiver, and turn the cock e to keep it out ; which done, unscrew the pipe from the pump, and set its end A into a bason of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Mancuniensis (1815)

Or, The New School of Arts, Science, and Manufactures; Being an Elementary Circle of the Sciences, and General Display of Useful Knowledge; Designed as a Familiar Introduction to Natural Philosophy, Chemistry Etc

and, upon exhausting the air out of the receiver, [they will fall asunder of themselves. . Screw the end A of the brass pipe A B (fig. 8,) into the pumpplate, and turn the cock e until the pipe be open ; then put a wet leather on the plate c d (fixed ...

Google previewENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA; Or, A DICTIONARY of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In Wich the Different Science and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treatises Or Systems; and The Various Technical Terms, ... are Explained as They Occur in the Order of the Alphabet. Illustrated with One Hundred and Sixty Copperplates, by a Society of Gentlemen in Scotland. IN THREE VOLUMES. Edinburgh: Printed for A. Bell and C. Macfarquhar; and Fold by Colin Macfarquhar, at this Printing-office, Nicolson Street. M.D.CC.LXXI. (1771)

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which is fixed on the pipe, and cover it with the tall receiver GH, which is close at top; then exltaull the air out of the receivt-r, and turn the cock e to keep it out; which done, unscrew the pipe from the pump, and set its end A' into a bason of ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; or A dictionary of arts, sciences, and miscellaneous literature (1823)

an invention for drawing foul air out of ships, or any other close places, by means of fire. These pipes were first found out by one Mr Sutton, a brewer in London ; and from him have got the name of Sutton's Air-Pipes. The principle on which ...

Google previewThe British encyclopedia, or, Dictionary of arts and sciences (1809)

by William Nicholson

Set a square phial upon the pump-plate, and having covered it with a wire cage, put a close receiver over it, and exhaust the air out of the receiver; in doing which, the air will also make its way out of the phial, through a small valve in its neck.

Google previewBritish encyclopedia (1821)

or, Dictionary of arts and sciences, comprising an accurate and popular view of the present improved state of human knowledge by William Nicholson

the hemispheres put together into the pump- plate, and turn the cock E, so that the pipe may be open all the way into the cavity of the hemispheres ; then exhaust the air out of them, and turn the cock; unscrew the hemispheres from the pump, ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Londinensis, or, Universal dictionary of arts, sciences, and literature (1810)

by John Wilkes (of Milland House, Sussex)

AIR-PIPES,/, an invention fordrawing foul air out of ships, or any other close places, by means of fire. These pipes were invented by Mr. Sutton, a brewer in London; and from him have received the name of Sutton's Air-pipes. The principle on ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica, Or Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Literature (1859)

Pla - Rei

The last pneumatical engine which we shall speak of at present is the common fanners, used for winnowing grain, and for drawing air out of a room ; and we have but few observations to make on them. The wings of the fanners are ...

Google previewEncyclopedia Brown Saves the Day (2008)

by Donald J. Sobol

“Encyclopedia wouldn't let the air out of anything—except maybe Bugs!” “ Somebody let the air out of the truck's tires and gave Mr. Dunning a lot of extra work this morning,” said Officer Rand. “What were you doing near the station at sunrise, ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary for Building Construction (1993)

by John E. Traister

OFF PRESSURE GAUGE THERMOMETER HOT WATER RISER CHILLED WATER RISER FAN COIL UNIT EQUIPMENT AS INDICATED AIR INTO REGISTER AIR OUT OF REGISTER AIR FLOW THRU UNDERCUT OR LOUVER ED DOOR ...

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The best way to keep children at home is to make the home atmosphere pleasant - and let the air out of the tires. (Dorothy Parker)
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