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Definition of the noun airing

What does airing mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airings

  1. the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
  2. a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
  3. the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
    • lexical domain: Acts - nouns denoting acts or actions
    • synonym of airing: ventilation
    • more generic word: improvement = the act of improving something

Alternative definition of the noun airing


  1. [uncountable] An exposure to warm or fresh air.
  2. [countable] A public expression of an opinion or discussion of a subject.


"Airing" is a musical album of Derek Piotr.

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airing

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Google previewFruits and Vegetables Under Glass (1912)

Apples, Apricots, Cherries, Figs, Grapes, Melons, Peaches and Nectarines, Pears, Pineapples, Plums, Strawberries; Asparagus, Beans, Beets, Carrots, Chicory, Cauliflowers, Cucumbers, Lettuce, Mushrooms, Radishes, Rhubarb, Sea Kale, Tomatoes by William Turner

Airing is an important factor in a successful Lettuce crop, for it is naturally a fresh air plant, and cannot withstand a close, humid...

Google previewManaging Risk and Uncertainty (2015)

A Strategic Approach by Richard Friberg

They want to avoid head-to-head competition in the same month, but the December airing is the most valuable because demand for movies is higher in the holiday season. In this case they both premiered in December, which might have been ...

Google previewComplex TV (2015)

The Poetics of Contemporary Television Storytelling by Jason Mittell

When the next generation of media historians look at the series, all that will remain from the original airing is the program and the archived paratexts—the aesthetic experience of collectively making sense of Lost's complex narrative will be lost.

Google previewBuilding Ventilation (2006)

The State of the Art by Mat Santamouris, Peter Wouters

Short-time window airing is a typical strategy to boost ventilation during periods of high loads.

The work shows short-term airing is an effective ventilation strategy – during the first ten minutes after opening the window, high ventilation ...

Google previewThe Art of Etching (2012)

by E.S. Lumsden

Airing is the greatest safeguard in warding off the incubation of mildew. If any decay is noticed, the patient should be at once segregated to prevent the spread of the germs to others. Frames.-—The collector should be guided by the tone ( and ...

Google previewThe Complete Outdoors Encyclopedia (1998)

by Vin T. Sparano

A thorough airing is a must. The mummy bag, to be discussed in more detail further along, can literally turn into a shroud if not properly aired, because often only ...

Google previewThe Garden (1875)

An Illustrated Weekly Journal of Gardening in All Its Branches

Airing is a matter of judgment, and will always be so. The great object of those who have troubled themselves on the "subject of ventilation, seems to be the establishment of a free circulation of air throughout the whole structure. This is an ...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms, Briticisms, Canadianisms and Australianisms (2010)

by V.S. Matyushenkov

a frame or standfor airing and drying. airgun Br. /Am. BB gun/ rifle from which a projectile is propelled by compresed air. airhole Am.air current that causes an airplane todrop suddenly. airhop Am. take ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Iraq (2004)

by Edmund A. Ghareeb, Beth Dougherty

The airing of the photos, as was the case with the ...

Google previewThe Tim Burton Encyclopedia (2015)

by Samuel J. Umland

airing, ironically, on February 14, ...

Google previewDictionary of Glass (2001)

Materials and Techniques by Charles Bray

DE- AIRING The process of removing air from the fireclay being prepared for making glass pots. Most of the air is usually removed in what is known as a de- airing pugmill. This is fitted with a chamber into which a vacuum is being constantly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Christianity in the United States (2016)

by George Thomas Kurian, Mark A. Lamport

began airing in 1949. Christian TV programs can be ...

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I never wanted to dilute my private passion for the art by airing and arguing it in public. (James Broughton)
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Scrabble value of A1I1R1I1N1G2

The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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