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 of airing from the Web
Grosso said in an interview Thursday that a full airing of how Henderson used her authority is needed to restore parents’ confidence in the system.
An ethics complaint against Forsyth County District 4 commissioner Cindy Jones Mills will get an airing later this month.
Costner won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for The Hatfields & McCoys, which was a ratings success for The History Channel upon its airing in 2012.
The Bulls hit the road the following week to take on UConn at noon airing on ESPNews.
There were injuries, postgame airing-out sessions and frustration while trying to incorporate Korver into the offense.
But there was no public airing of the project or costs associated with it.
Kari will be doing a yeoman’s job, doing two hour-long shifts on @MythBusters, for both the 9:00 Eastern and 9:00 Pacific airings of the show.
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First Known Use of airing
AIRING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airing for English Language Learners
: 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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