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Noun: airing  eh-ring
  1. The opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
    - dissemination, public exposure, spreading
  2. A short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
    "he took the dogs for an airing"
  3. The act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
    - ventilation
Verb: air  eh(r)
  1. Expose to fresh air
    "air your old sneakers";
    - air out, aerate
  2. (broadcast medium) be broadcast
    "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
  3. (broadcast medium) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
    "We cannot air this X-rated song";
    - send, broadcast, beam, transmit
  4. Make public
    "She aired her opinions on welfare";
    - publicize, publicise [Brit], bare
  5. Expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
    "Air linen"
  6. Let in fresh air to replace the current air
    "air the old winter clothes"; "air out the smoke-filled rooms";
    - vent, ventilate, air out

Derived forms: airings

Type of: dry, dry out, excursion, expedition, expose, freshen, improvement, jaunt, junket, outing, pleasure trip, refresh, sashay [N. Amer], tell, transmission

Encyclopedia: Airing

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