:the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (such as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth;
:the equivalent mix of gases on another planet
- … the thin, frigid air of Mars.
- —Stefano S. Coledan
:a light breeze
:a sudden severance of relations
[probably translation of Italian aria]
Elizabethan & Jacobean music
:an accompanied song or melody in usually strophic form
:the chief voice part or melody in choral music
:outward appearance of a thing
:a surrounding or pervading influence :atmosphere
:the look, appearance, or bearing of a person especially as expressive of some personal quality or emotion :demeanor
- He gave air to his opinion.
:a football offense utilizing primarily the forward pass
- Trailing by 20 points, the team took to the air.
:an air-conditioning system
:the height achieved in performing an aerial maneuver
:the maneuver itself
- a snowboarder catching big air
in the air
:being felt or expressed by many people :in wide circulation
- There was a sense of anticipation in the air.
up in the air
:not yet settled
- a question that's still up in the air