- Air cylinder
a cylinder containing air, especially one equipped with a piston and used as a device for checking the recoil of a gun. Historical Examples The air cylinder was water-jacketed with salt water supplied from the circulating water pumps. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, Vol. LXVIII, Sept. 1910 B. H. M. Hewett The […]
- Air dam
a spoiler mounted at the front of an automobile to reduce air flow on the underside of the chassis to increase stability. noun any device, such as a spoiler, that reduces air resistance and increases the stability of a car, aircraft, etc
- Air date
the date of a broadcast or scheduled broadcast. Contemporary Examples The interview will tape on Wednesday, but an air date has not yet been decided. Isabel Marant Announces Collaboration with H&M; Charlie Rose to Interview Galliano The Fashion Beast Team June 10, 2013 noun the scheduled date on which a story or recorded program will […]
the date of a broadcast or scheduled broadcast.