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noun air·ing \ˈer-iŋ\

Simple Definition of airing

  • : an occurrence in which something (such as an idea) is made known to many people so that it can be discussed

  • : an occurrence in which a radio or television program is broadcast

  • : an occurrence in which fresh air is allowed to fill a place or to surround something

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of airing

  1. 1 :  exposure to air or heat for drying or freshening <give the room an airing>

  2. 2 :  exposure to or exercise in the open air especially to promote health or fitness

  3. 3 :  exposure to public view or notice

  4. 4 :  a radio or television broadcast

Examples of airing in a sentence

  1. A full airing of the issue is scheduled.



1587

First Known Use of airing

1587




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