Quotes containing word "air"

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Sell also: atmosphere, aura, aviation, bare, beam, breeze, broadcast, line, melody, publicise, publicize, send, strain, transmit, tune, vent, zephyr

Definitions and meanings of word "air"

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

• Noun: travel via aircraft; examples: "air travel involves too much waiting in airports", "if you've time to spare go by air"

• Noun: the region above the ground; examples: "her hand stopped in mid air", "he threw the ball into the air"

• Noun: medium for radio and television broadcasting; examples: "the program was on the air from 9 til midnight", "the president used the airwaves to take his message to the people"

• Noun: a slight wind (usually refreshing); examples: "the breeze was cooled by the lake", "as he waited he could feel the air on his neck"

• Noun: a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing; examples: "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"

• Noun: the mass of air surrounding the Earth; examples: "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere", "it was exposed to the air"

• Noun: a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence; example: "she was humming an air from Beethoven"

• Noun: once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles)

• Verb: expose to fresh air; example: "aerate your old sneakers"

• Verb: be broadcast; example: "This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."

• Verb: broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television; example: "We cannot air this X-rated song"

• Verb: make public; example: "She aired her opinions on welfare"

• Verb: expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry; example: "Air linen"

• Verb: expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen; examples: "air the old winter clothes", "air out the smoke-filled rooms"

• Adj: relating to or characteristic of or occurring in the air; examples: "air war", "air safety", "air travel"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "air"

Niki Lauda
4 quotes about air
Austrian Athlete
Tuesday 22 February 1949 - Monday 20 May 2019
Lawrence Hargrave
3 quotes about air
Australian Scientist, Explorer, Inventor
Tuesday 29 January 1850 - Wednesday 14 July 1915
Giulio Douhet
2 quotes about air
Italian Soldier
Sunday 30 May 1869 - Saturday 15 February 1930
Stuart Symington
2 quotes about air
American Businessman
Wednesday 26 June 1901 - Wednesday 14 December 1988
Dennis Weaver
one quote about air
American Actor
Wednesday 4 June 1924 - Friday 24 February 2006
Bob Woodward
3 quotes about air
American Author, Journalist, Editor
Born Friday 26 March 1943
George Combe
3 quotes about air
American Writer, Educator, Lawyer
Tuesday 21 October 1788 - Saturday 14 August 1858
Orville Wright
3 quotes about air
American Inventor
Saturday 19 August 1871 - 1948
Henry David Thoreau
3 quotes about air
American Philosopher, Critic, Poet, Historian, Author
Saturday 12 July 1817 - Tuesday 6 May 1862
Winston Churchill
3 quotes about air
English Statesman, Leader, Politician
Monday 30 November 1874 - Sunday 24 January 1965
Rick Perry
2 quotes about air
American Politician
Born Saturday 4 March 1950
Edith Wharton
one quote about air
American Writer, Novelist, Author, Designer
Friday 24 January 1862 - Wednesday 11 August 1937

As to the effect of the wave on the air, we will suppose the water to be quite flat and the air motionless, a heavy undulation comes on the scene, it has to pass, so it pushes the air up with its face, letting it fall again as its back glides onwards.

Lawrence Hargrave

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If we were driving pure hydrogen automobiles, that automobile would actually help clean up the air because the air coming out of the exhaust would be cleaner than the air going into the engine intake.

Dennis Weaver

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The alliance with air Berlin is attractive for me. I can use the whole sales network of the air Berlin and 24 percent of my own airline at air Berlin sold.

Niki Lauda

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I was in the Air Force and was a boom operator (in-flight refueling). I got my comedy start in the Air Force.

Sinbad

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With us air people, the future of our nation is indissolubly bound up in the development of air power.

Billy Mitchell

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Air travel survived decades of terrorism, including attacks which resulted in the deaths of everyone on the plane. It survived 9/11. It'll survive the next successful attack. The only real worry is that we'll scare ourselves into making air travel so onerous that we won't fly anymore.

Bruce Schneier

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To conquer the command of the air means victory; to be beaten in the air means defeat and acceptance of whatever terms the enemy may be pleased to impose.

Giulio Douhet

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We're about to shoot an episode on Air Force One, for instance, and we're going to take liberties, small liberties, with Air Force One, as we take small liberties with our White House set.

Aaron Sorkin

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I was in the studio so much, it was about the search for air in a metaphoric sense, and the breathing has more to do with travel for me, about the search musically for open air.

Keren Ann

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The one effective method of defending one's own territory from an offensive by air is to destroy the enemy's air power with the greatest possible speed.

Giulio Douhet

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The air of ideas is the only air worth breathing.

Edith Wharton

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The other thing that happened was my last military assignment - this was in the air force; I had enlisted in order to avoid being drafted as a private, and of course I only practiced medicine or psychiatry in the air force so I was never in any kind of violent combat.

Robert Jay Lifton

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The only difference between the Bel Air of the '90s and the Bel Air of my childhood is that now the nannies are Latina instead of British, and the cars European instead of American.

Lorna Luft

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Perfect as the wing of a bird may be, it will never enable the bird to fly if unsupported by the air. Facts are the air of science. Without them a man of science can never rise.

Ivan Pavlov

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It was luxuries like air conditioning that brought down the Roman Empire. With air conditioning their windows were shut, they couldn't hear the barbarians coming.

Garrison Keillor

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If you want to go anywhere in modern war, in the air, on the sea, on the land, you must have command of the air.

William Halsey

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I was put in the Air Corps. I was never educated to serve in the military, but soon my activities in the American Air Corps became very interesting to me.

Leon Askin

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Fresh air is good if you do not take too much of it; most of the achievements and pleasures of life are in bad air.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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All sorts of artillery installations, rockets and tank units that are firing on civilians in Kosovo should be neutralized. If that means air strikes, then NATO should carry out air strikes.

Fatos Nano

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Give me golf clubs, fresh air and a beautiful partner, and you can keep the clubs and the fresh air.

Jack Benny

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