airstream

noun

air·​stream ˈer-ˌstrēm How to pronounce airstream (audio)
: a current of air
specifically : airflow

Examples of airstream in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web One exception to this is Airstream Row, a collection of funky airstream trailers-turned food trucks, just off the main park. Kara Franker, Southern Living, 18 Mar. 2024 This 14-room boutique hotel offers accommodations ranging from tree houses and cabins to a vintage airstream, all with a healthy dose of breezy Caribbean style and available for short stays or longer ayurvedic retreat experiences. Carley Rojas Avila, Travel + Leisure, 10 Feb. 2024 With nostalgic amenities such as a drive-in movie theater and vintage airstreams, the property caters to a modern traveler seeking authentic experiences without compromising on high-end conveniences. Dobrina Zhekova, Travel + Leisure, 27 Sep. 2023 The other airstream is kept dry, and it is cooled by being run across a thin aluminum wall that pulls in the cold—but not the humidity—from the first stream. Lauren Leffer, Scientific American, 29 Aug. 2023 Here are some highlights from this week’s show: A vintage airstream with a quick walk to the coast is hard to beat. oregonlive, 6 July 2023 Aviation expert Geoffrey Thomas of Airline Ratings additionally told CNN that the airplane's landing speed of 150 knots allowed the emergency door, which was located behind the wing, to be opened into the airstream flow. Justin Klawans, The Week, 28 May 2023 For a more permanent living situation beyond the airstream trailer, both parcels are zoned to include a house, guesthouse and other amenities such as a tennis court or swimming pool. Jack Flemming, Los Angeles Times, 26 July 2022 This airstream property is located in the Columbia Waterfront District in Brooklyn, just a handful of stops from Manhattan. Jamie Spain, goodhousekeeping.com, 11 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1719, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airstream was in 1719

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“Airstream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/airstream. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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