airing

noun
air·​ing | \ ˈer-iŋ How to pronounce airing (audio) \

Definition of airing

1 : exposure to air or heat for drying or freshening give the room an airing
2 : exposure to or exercise in the open air especially to promote health or fitness
3 : exposure to public view or notice
4 : a radio or television broadcast

Examples of airing in a Sentence

A full airing of the issue is scheduled.
Recent Examples on the Web Tencent, after initially stopping N.B.A. broadcasts, resumed airing games soon after the initial furor over Morey’s post began to recede. New York Times, 21 Oct. 2021 Netflix has been under further scrutiny for incidents that transpired following the special’s airing. Althea Legaspi, Rolling Stone, 20 Oct. 2021 It’s been commissioned for primetime airing by French public broadcasting France 2. Elsa Keslassy, Variety, 8 Oct. 2021 Compounding the scheduling issue was that the Cup Series race was the lead-in to NBC's airing Sunday night of Tom Brady's return to New England, an NFL game that would have taken priority over the race. Jenna Fryer, orlandosentinel.com, 4 Oct. 2021 On the heels of the finale episode airing, Showtime announced that the show's sixth season will premiere on Sunday, January 23. Toyin Owoseje, CNN, 4 Oct. 2021 Compounding the scheduling issue was that the Cup Series race was the lead-in to NBC’s airing Sunday night of Tom Brady’s return to New England, an NFL game that would have taken priority over the race. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 4 Oct. 2021 There, the station began to thrive, dipping into sports and airing interviews with big-name politicians. BostonGlobe.com, 17 Sep. 2021 Ahead of Joe's first episode airing, the commentator reflected on what Jeopardy! Selena Barrientos, Good Housekeeping, 11 Aug. 2021

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First Known Use of airing

1587, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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28 Oct 2021

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“Airing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airing. Accessed 28 Oct. 2021.

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airing

noun

English Language Learners 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

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