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According to WordNet, the noun "air" has 9 sense(s).

114841267 a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of; "air pollution"; "a smell of chemicals in the air"; "open a window and let in some air"; "I need some fresh air".

107028373 a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; "she was humming an air from Beethoven".

114842703 once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles).

108653314 the region above the ground; "her hand stopped in mid air"; "he threw the ball into the air".

106255354 medium for radio and television broadcasting; "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight"; "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people".

111431754 a slight wind (usually refreshing); "the breeze was cooled by the lake"; "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck".

108499057 the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air".

100300441 travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air".

104727214 a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; "an air of mystery"; "the house had a neglected air"; "an atmosphere of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquarters"; "the place had an aura of romance".


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