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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Air  \Air\  ([^a]r),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Aired}  ([^a]rd);  p.  pr 
  &  vb  n.  {Airing}.]  [See  {Air},  n.,  and  cf  {A[eum]rate}.] 
  1.  To  expose  to  the  air  for  the  purpose  of  cooling, 
  refreshing,  or  purifying;  to  ventilate;  as  to  air  a  room 
 
  It  were  good  wisdom  .  .  .  that  the  jail  were  aired. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  Were  you  but  riding  forth  to  air  yourself  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  expose  for  the  sake  of  public  notice;  to  display 
  ostentatiously;  as  to  air  one's  opinion. 
 
  Airing  a  snowy  hand  and  signet  gem.  --Tennyson. 
 
  3.  To  expose  to  heat,  for  the  purpose  of  expelling  dampness, 
  or  of  warming;  as  to  air  linen;  to  air  liquors. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aired 
  adj  1:  open  to  or  abounding  in  fresh  air;  "airy  rooms"  [syn:  {airy}] 
  2:  made  widely  known  especially  by  radio  or  television;  "the 
  broadcast  news";  "everyone  heard  the  broadcast  rumors" 
  [syn:  {broadcast}] 




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