a passageway connecting two structures well above the ground, usually made of transparent material.
- Air war
military operations by combatants involving the use of aircraft. those phases or aspects of a war in which aircraft play a part. Contemporary Examples It may be the air war alone that opened the way for the recent Kurdish offensive or it may be the presence of elite ground forces. Are American Troops Already Fighting […]
to cool (a roof or the like) with a current of air. a current of air for cooling a roof or the like. Historical Examples Why, he gave me a name for that ‘airwash without having to think twice over it! The Tinted Venus F. Anstey
the media of radio and television broadcasting: The airwaves were filled with news flashes about the crisis. Contemporary Examples Stephen Colbert was back on the airwaves Monday and wasted no time sharing details from his latest celebrity encounter. Marie Colvin’s Final Interview, Obama Sings Again, More Viral Videos The Daily Beast Video February 24, 2012 […]
an air route equipped with emergency landing fields, beacon lights, radio beams, etc. a passageway by which air passes from the nose or mouth to the air sacs of the lungs. Medicine/Medical. a tubelike device used to maintain adequate, unobstructed respiration, as during general anesthesia. any passage in a mine used for purposes of ventilation; […]