a nonnegotiable shipping document evidencing the contract between shipper and air carrier for transportation and delivery of cargo.
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 […]
a woman who pilots an aircraft.
- Air wood
timber dried naturally by contact with the open air.
(of an aircraft) meeting established standards for safe flight; equipped and maintained in condition to fly. Contemporary Examples The FAA will have to certify SpaceShipTwo as airworthy, but there are as yet no protocols in place for that process. Tycoons in Space: One in Orbit and One Still Grounded Clive Irving October 4, 2014 Historical […]
- Air-bone gap
air-bone gap air-bone gap n. The difference between the threshold for hearing acuity by bone conduction and by air conduction.