to cool (a roof or the like) with a current of air.
a current of air for cooling a roof or the like.
Why, he gave me a name for that ‘airwash without having to think twice over it!
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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; […]
- Air waybill
a nonnegotiable shipping document evidencing the contract between shipper and air carrier for transportation and delivery of cargo. Abbreviation: AWB. noun a document made out by the consignor of goods by air freight giving details of the goods and the name of the consignee
- Air well
a ventilating shaft in a building. Historical Examples The air well warmed up, Nature in her jocund mood, still, all leaf and sap. The Wit of a Duck and Other Papers John Burroughs Draw the air well in after an outward breath, to empty the lungs. Steve Young George Manville Fenn Jane having rested, Brandon […]