air·​stream | \-ˌstrēm \

Definition of airstream 

: a current of air specifically : airflow

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In the courtyard, watch them traipse through the garden and poke into an airstream that turns into a star-viewing station after dark, telescope and all. New York Times, "Free (or Cheap) Things to Do in NYC This Weekend," 5 July 2018 Nearby, Deep Sea Sugar & Salt has plopped down a second location in the middle of a residential area on Carleton Avenue South, about two miles from its airstream cake shop. Tan Vinh, The Seattle Times, "Loosen your belt: 46 more restaurant and ice cream openings in Seattle and on the Eastside to try," 25 June 2018 There's also a mobile airstream that travels around town selling the baked goods. Simon Dumenco, Country Living, "17 Things to Know About Chip and Joanna Gaines' Magnolia Market at the Silos," 12 June 2018 With its rotors freewheeling in the airstream, Vance aimed the chopper in that direction. Eric Adams, WIRED, "Inside the Safety Issues Surrounding the NY Helicopter Crash," 8 Apr. 2018 El Cosmico supports all of these endeavors with a meandering 21-acre property populated with teepees, tents, a yurt, and luxe airstream trailers (wi-fi not included). Leslie Pariseau, Esquire, "The 12 Best Views in America To Drink From," 1 June 2015 For nautical rope bracelets and dainty metallic cuffs, head over to Navy Beach for Miansai’s pop up inside their retro airstream, which will be parked there through Labor Day. Natasha Huang Smith, Harper's BAZAAR, "Your 2017 Hamptons Summer Guide," 14 July 2017 Known as a Ram Air Turbine (RAT), this device functions as a windmill, using the airstream to spin the propeller. Tyler Moss, CNT, "4 Innovations Keeping Air Travel Safe," 6 July 2017 Watsonville The Santa Cruz/Monterey Bay KOA campground, a mile from Manresa State Beach, rents six Airstreams with queen beds, mini kitchens and full baths with showers. April Orcutt,, "With these hotels, you can experience Airstream travel without a hitch," 9 June 2017

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1719, in the meaning defined above

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