the air meaning
- [American slang]
Fig. a dismissal. (Typically: get ~; give someone ~.)
Whenever I get around Tom, I end up getting the air.
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- the notes of the air throbbed deep and full.
- she sighed for the air in the countryside.
- there were now several schemes in the air.
- the air flow was regarded as quasi-laminar.
- the air is passed through sprays of liquid.