Definition of On air

1. Adverb. Very happily. "We were floating on air at the news"

Definition of On air

1. Prepositional phrase. (&lit on air) ¹



2. Prepositional phrase. (context: broadcasting) Transmitting live. ¹

3. Prepositional phrase. Smoothly; gracefully. ¹

4. Prepositional phrase. Happily. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of On Air

on a need-to-know basis
on a pair
on a par with
on a regular basis
on a roll
on a shoestring
on a sixpence
on a stick
on a whim
on a wing and a prayer
on about
on accident
on account
on account of
on acid
on air (current term)
on all-fours
on all fours
on an individual basis
on an irregular basis
on and off
on and on
on approval
on average
on background
on balance
on base
on behalf of
on bended knee
on board

Literary usage of On air

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1. Cavendish by Christa Jungnickel, Russell McCormmach (1996)
"PLATE XL Apparatus for Experiments on Air. ... "Experiments on Air." Cavendish made a thorough examination of a point from the first paper if a trace of ..."

2. Air Bag Safety: Hearing Before the Committee on Commerce, Science edited by Larry Pressler (1998)
"on air Bag Inflators, we noted that Ford had indicated in a request to the agency, ... on air Bag Design, NHTSA knows of many variables that may affect the ..."

3. Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air and Other Branches of by Joseph Priestley (1790)
"... of the Cakes of Copper and Iron, and alfo of Mercury on Air. SEVERAL properties of metallic calces may be ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1917)
"... American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Cleveland, O.. June 29, 1916. Copyright 1916. By AIEE THE EFFECT OF HIGH-CONTINUOUS VOLTAGES on air, OIL, ..."

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