an air force officer of a rank comparable to an army brigadier general.
air commodore Houston was responding to results from the Australian ship Ocean Shield.
If They Are Ever Found, Flight 370’s Black Boxes Should Go to the U.S. Clive Irving April 7, 2014
a senior officer of the Royal Air Force and certain other air forces, of equivalent rank to brigadier in the Army
to furnish with an air-conditioning system. to treat (air) with such a system. verb (transitive) to apply air conditioning to
- Air conditioner
an device. Contemporary Examples Dixon turned on the air conditioner and radio, both full blast, to drown out the thumping. From Hero to Homeless: Tara Dixon’s Story Paula Broadwell July 3, 2013 The air conditioner finally broke through, and the thick humidity inside the van began to subside. John Grisham’s Debut Short Story John Grisham […]
- Air conditioning
a system or process for controlling the temperature, humidity, and sometimes the purity of the air in an interior, as of an office, theater, laboratory, or house, especially one capable of cooling. an air-conditioning system or unit. to furnish with an air-conditioning system. to treat (air) with such a system. Contemporary Examples “Give me your […]
- Air conduction
Medicine/Medical. transmission of sound vibrations to the eardrum through the external auditory meatus (opposed to ). air conduction n. The atmospheric transmission of sound to the inner ear through the external auditory canal and via structures of the middle ear.