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Engelsk navneord: air

1. air (om masse el. substans) a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAir pollution.
A smell of chemicals in the air.
Open a window and let in some air.
I need some fresh air.


Mindre specifikke termergas


Mere specifikke termerbreath, hot air, liquid air


Vedrører disse specifikke termerAr, argon, atomic number 10, atomic number 18, atomic number 36, atomic number 54, atomic number 7, atomic number 8, Kr, krypton, N, Ne, neon, nitrogen, O, oxygen, Xe, xenon


Vedrører disse overordnede termerair current, current of air, wind

2. air (om sted) the region above the ground


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer hand stopped in mid air.
He threw the ball into the air.


Mindre specifikke termerpart, region

3. air (om egenskab) a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn air of mystery.
The house had a neglected air.
An atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters.
The place had an aura of romance.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)atmosphere, aura


Mindre specifikke termerquality


Mere specifikke termermystique, note, vibe, vibration

4. air (om fænomen) a slight wind (usually refreshing)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe breeze was cooled by the lake.
As he waited he could feel the air on his neck.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)breeze, gentle wind, zephyr


Mindre specifikke termerair current, current of air, wind


Mere specifikke termerbreath, fresh breeze, gentle breeze, light air, light breeze, moderate breeze, sea breeze, strong breeze

5. air (om sted) the mass of air surrounding the Earth


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThere was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere.
It was exposed to the air.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)atmosphere


Mindre specifikke termerpart, region


Mere specifikke termerairspace


Omfatter disse specifikke termerair space, airspace, ionosphere


Omfatter disse overordnede termerEarth, globe, world

6. air (om masse el. substans) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)


Mindre specifikke termerelement


Overordnet anvendelsearchaicism, archaism

7. air (om kommunikation) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe was humming an air from Beethoven.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)line, melodic line, melodic phrase, melody, strain, tune


Mindre specifikke termermusic


Mere specifikke termerfanfare, flourish, glissando, idea, leitmotif, leitmotiv, melodic theme, musical theme, part, roulade, signature, signature tune, theme, theme song, theme song, tucket, voice


Omfatter disse specifikke termermusical phrase, phrase

8. air (om kommunikation) medium for radio and television broadcasting


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe program was on the air from 9 til midnight.
The president used the airwaves to take his message to the people.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)airwave


Mindre specifikke termermedium

9. air (om handling) travel via aircraft


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAir travel involves too much waiting in airports.
If you've time to spare go by air.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air travel, aviation


Mindre specifikke termertravel, traveling, travelling


Mere specifikke termerflight, flying


Indenfor samme emneområdeaviate, belly-land, bring down, buzz, chandelle, crab, crash land, crash-dive, cruise, deplane, ditch, emplane, enplane, fly, fly, fly blind, fly contact, glide, jet, kite, land, nosedive, overfly, pass over, peel off, pilot, power-dive, put down, red-eye, sailplane, soar, solo, stall, stall, stooge, test fly


Engelsk udsagnsord: air

1. air (om opfattelse) expose to fresh air


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAerate your old sneakers.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)aerate, air out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerexpose

2. air (om kommunikation) be broadcast


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThis show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M..


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Mere specifikke termerbe on, get on


Overordnet emneområdebroadcast medium, broadcasting

3. air (om kommunikation) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe cannot air this X-rated song.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)beam, broadcast, send, transmit


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s something PP


Mindre specifikke termerair, bare, publicise, publicize


Mere specifikke termerinterrogate, rebroadcast, rerun, satellite, sportscast, telecast, televise


Medførerair


Overordnet emneområdebroadcast medium, broadcasting

4. air (om kommunikation) make public


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningShe aired her opinions on welfare.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)bare, publicise, publicize


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something.
Somebody ----s that CLAUSE


Mindre specifikke termertell


Mere specifikke termerair, beam, bring out, broadcast, broadcast, bulletin, circularise, circularize, circulate, diffuse, disperse, disseminate, distribute, hype, issue, pass around, propagate, publish, put out, release, send, spread, transmit

5. air (om ændring) expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAir linen.


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerdry, dry out

6. air (om ændring) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAir the old winter clothes.
Air out the smoke-filled rooms.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)air out, vent, ventilate


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something


Mindre specifikke termerfreshen, refresh









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