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Definition of "airing" []

  • Exposure to air for freshening or drying. (noun)
  • Exposure to open air for exercise or the promotion of health. (noun)
  • Exposure to public attention. (noun)
  • A radio or television broadcast. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "airing" in a sentence
  • "And it stays there; because, except perhaps a weekly change of sheets, scarcely any other airing is attempted."
  • "I think we did as well as we could in airing the major arguments for both sides in the limited time available."
  • "The ad, which the spokesman acknowledged is a small buy, will begin airing on Wednesday."