Definition of Airing

1. Noun. The opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate.

Exact synonyms: Dissemination, Public Exposure, Spreading
Generic synonyms: Transmission
Specialized synonyms: Circulation, Extension, Propagation
Derivative terms: Disseminate, Spread



2. Noun. A short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air. "He took the dogs for an airing"

3. Noun. The act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air.
Exact synonyms: Ventilation
Generic synonyms: Improvement
Derivative terms: Ventilate, Ventilate

Definition of Airing

1. n. A walk or a ride in the open air; a short excursion for health's sake.

Definition of Airing

1. Verb. (present participle of air) ¹

2. Noun. An exposure to warm or fresh air. ¹

3. Noun. A public expression of an opinion or discussion of a subject. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airing

1. an exposure to the air [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airing

airgun
airguns
airhead
airheaded
airheadedness
airheads
airhole
airholes
airhorn
airhorns
airier
airiest
airily
airiness
airinesses
airing (current term)
airing cupboard
airing cupboards
airing out
airings
airish
airlane
airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness
airlessnesses
airletter
airletters

Literary usage of Airing

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1. The Care and Feeding of Children: A Catechism for the Use of Mothers and by Luther Emmett Holt (1920)
"airing in the room may be begun with a strong, healthy child, even in cold weather, ... This airing may be continued in almost all kinds of weather. ..."

2. Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science by George Woodyatt Hastings, Andrew Edgar, Charles Wager Ryalls, Edwin Pears (1864)
"That the airing-ground shall be protected from the down Client of smoke from chimneys. 6. That they shall not be visible from fronts of the houses fcci"? ..."

3. The History of the County of Derby by Stephen Glover (1829)
"That sections 1 and 3 of ward A, and sections 1 and 3 of ward B, with the airing grounds, shall be appropriated for untried felon prisoners. ..."

4. Cyclopedia of Architecture: Historical, Descriptive, Typographical by Robert Stuart (1854)
"'1 he two pumps in the prisoners' airing courts to be made so as to force the water into the cisterns, with two handles to each, in order that the prisoners ..."

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