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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 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 ...

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 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 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 previewEncyclopaedia Britannica0 (1771)

Or, a Dictionary of Arts and Sciences, Compiled Upon a New Plan. In which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into Distinct Treaties Or Systems ... : in Three Volumes. M-Z

which is fixed on the pipe, and cover it with the tall receiver G H, which is close at top; then exhaust the air out of the receiver, and turn the cock e to keep it out; which done, unfcrew the pipe from the pump, and fet its end A into a bafon of water, ...

Google previewENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA (1773)

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

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Air out Meaning

Video shows what air out means. To expose to air, to leave open or spread out, as to allow odor or moisture to dissipate.. To discuss in the open.. Air out ...

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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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