Definition of Airlike

1. Adjective. Resembling air or having the form of air.

Exact synonyms: Aeriform
Similar to: Gaseous



Definition of Airlike

1. a. Resembling air.

Definition of Airlike

1. Adjective. Resembling air, gaseous. ¹

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Definition of Airlike

1. resembling air [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airlike

airings
airish
airlane
airlanes
airless
airless lung
airlessly
airlessness
airlessnesses
airletter
airletters
airlift
airlifted
airlifting
airlifts
airlike (current term)
airline
airline business
airliner
airliners
airlines
airlinese
airling
airlings
airlock
airlocked
airlocks
airly
airmail
airmail letter

Literary usage of Airlike

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1. The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, Now First Brought by John Todhunter, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Harry Buxton Forman (1880)
"Then gentle winds arose With many a mingled close Of wild ^Eolian sound and mountain-odour keen ; - • And where the Baian ocean Welters with airlike motion, ..."

2. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1835)
"... in the good ship Fancy, round the world we sail, " in stillness or in storm,"—and, home- return ing, come to our moorings at last, in water so airlike, ..."

3. The Elements of Vision: The Micro-cosmology of Galenic Visual Theory by Bruce Eastwood (1982)
"They are not, however, all altered by every perceptible thing; rather, the bright, luminous sense instrument is altered by colors, the airlike instrument by ..."

4. Bulletin by Geological Survey of Western Australia (1905)
"... which burns readily in airlike magnesium. It is a little lighter in weight than iron, and like that metal is not readily affected by dry air, ..."

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