light air


Definition of light air

: wind having a speed of 1 to 3 miles (about 1 to 5 kilometers) per hour — see Beaufort Scale Table

Examples of light air in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Denver may experience some light air delays due to snow showers in the area. NBC News, 22 Nov. 2021 The wind speed is 0.5 meters per second which is considered to be light air on the Beaufort scale. USA Today, 17 Mar. 2021 Each room also will have state-of-the-art amenities, including smart TVs, Lutron lighting that allows guests to customize privacy settings with the touch of a button and UV light air purification systems that eliminate airborne pathogens. Jennifer Kester, Forbes, 4 Mar. 2021 Neither the light air of Coors Field nor the questions about his durability had any negative effect on my evaluation of Walker’s Hall of Fame credentials. Mark Kiszla, The Denver Post, 21 Jan. 2020 The ultraviolet light air filtration system is made by Aerus Enterprise Solutions in Dallas, Texas. Michael Alberty | For The Oregonian/oregonlive, oregonlive, 23 May 2020 For example walking after a run, pace reduction after walking, light air-boxing and knee raises. Usa Today Sports, USA TODAY, 30 Mar. 2020 Pelican’s new Long/Deep line of protective polymer satchels in the lighter Air Case line will see quadruple duty. T. Edward Nickens, Field & Stream, 7 Apr. 2020 Monday is the lightest air travel day compared with others surrounding the holiday. Editors, USA TODAY, 25 Nov. 2019

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First Known Use of light air

1769, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of light air was in 1769

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Last Updated

24 Nov 2021

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“Light air.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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