air-condition

verb
air-con·​di·​tion | \ ˌer-kən-ˈdi-shən How to pronounce air-condition (audio) \
air-conditioned; air-conditioning; air-conditions

Definition of air-condition

transitive verb

: to equip (something, such as a building or vehicle) with an apparatus for washing air and controlling its humidity and temperature also : to subject (air) to these processes

Other Words from air-condition

air-conditioned \ ˌer-​kən-​ˈdi-​shənd How to pronounce air-conditioned (audio) \ adjective
an air-conditioned building/room/car
air conditioner noun
air-conditioning \ ˌer-​kən-​ˈdi-​sh(ə-​)niŋ How to pronounce air-conditioning (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of air-condition

1914, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for air-condition

back-formation from air conditioning

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“Air-condition.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air-conditioning?pronunciation&lang=en_us&dir=a&file=airco01w. Accessed 5 December 2019.

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air-condition

verb
air-con·​di·​tion | \ ˌer-kən-ˈdish-ən \
air-conditioned; air-conditioning

Kids Definition of air-condition

: to equip with a device for cleaning air and controlling its humidity and temperature

Other Words from air-condition

air conditioner noun
air-conditioning noun

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