Translation of air in Spanish:


aire, n.

Pronunciation /ɛr/ /ɛː/

See Spanish definition of aire


  • 1

    aire masculine
    (bubble/mass/chamber) (before noun) de aire
    (temperature) del aire
    (route/attack) aéreo
    (pollution) de la atmósfera
    open the window to let some air in abre la ventana para que entre un poco de aire
    • I let the air out of his tires le desinflé los neumáticos
    • let's go out to get some fresh air salgamos a tomar el fresco
    • sea air aire de mar
    • the air was thick with smoke la atmósfera estaba cargada de humo
    • their shouts filled the air se oían sus gritos por todas partes
    • all the birds of the air todas las aves del cielo
    • to take to the air alzar / levantar el vuelo
    • to rise into the air subir
    • to go by air ir en avión
    • to send sth by air mandar / enviar algo por avión
    • to go up in the air subirse por las paredes
    • to live on air vivir del aire
    • to vanish / disappear into thin air esfumarse
    • you never see her name in the newspapers now, she's just disappeared into thin air ya no sale más en los periódicos, es como si se la hubiera tragado la tierra
    • As I rested day after day in the sun, breathing the fresh air, God slowly turned my life around.
    • Why do we have to leave our cities and towns to breathe fresh air?
    • After being locked down for so long it will be exhilarating to exit my cell and to breathe the fresh desert air.
    • I do believe that being able to breathe fresh mountain air, see the sea or green hills all the time does a lot for one's spirit.
    • Breathing fresh air is vital, so get outdoors as much as possible.
    • When I emerged from the ground I felt the warm breeze of the evening on my face and took my first breaths of fresh air.
    • Children from far away cities came here for summer camps to breathe the sea air and eat fresh fish.
    • Automobile exhaust fumes have become a major contributor to air pollution globally.
    • A new study shows air pollution in some national parks is so bad it rivals the smog in major cities.
    • He wrestled her arm away long enough to gasp a few precious seconds of air from the surface before going under.
    • They suffocated and strangled me simultaneously, and I had to fight to surface for air.
    • The water pushed her upwards, though, and soon she was back on the surface, gasping for air.
    • It seemed many long minutes before Giles came back up for air.
    • He had seen enough and was having trouble breathing because the air was thin.
    • My body heat rose to my face in the cool, stale bus air.
    • What seems like winter cold symptoms can often be allergic reactions to dust and fungus in stale, heated indoor air.
    • The ban is meant to boost air quality by reducing smoke.
    • For many, the north shore still holds the allure of country life with historic towns, cleaner air and a slower pace of life.
    • She once again inhaled the autumn air and then jumped back in her car.
    • I stood on the precipice gulping air, awestruck.
    • At the time no one realized that this was the aircraft which would win the air war over the Pacific.
    • It has since been implemented at all the air logistics centers, albeit in a limited capacity.
    • As we were taxiing out to the strip I saw some air activity east of the field.
    • The quest for offensive power did its part to make the loss of air superiority permanent.
    • This success led to an order directing all military airfields to have an air ambulance.
    • Six weeks on people were beginning to come back to air travel.
    • Suppose the world population is housed, educated and fed and wants air travel on tap?
    • Bomber Command's air offensive against Germany was one of the epic campaigns of World War II.
    • The Convention provides an exclusive legal framework for the settlement of disputes arising out of the international carriage of goods (and passengers) by air.
    • It is one of the ugliest cities I've ever seen, from the air.
    • They are searching in cars, on foot and from the air.
    • The bad news for air travelers is that in the long term, fares are bound to increase.
    • Further events followed in the afternoon including air displays and model aircraft flying.
    • To facilitate the customer you need to have access by road, by air and by the normal routes.
    • The government started also bombing us from above, from the air.
    • It was the third major air disaster involving aircraft flying in or out of the airport in the space of eight years.
    • Information was a major enabler of this strike and of the air campaign that followed.
    • Nimitz knew that the battle that would ensue would involve aircraft and air supremacy.
    • In a world in which air travel would continue to become cheaper, tourism here had to build on quality.
    • Defeat came from air superiority in the west and numerical superiority in the east.
    • The surface tension of water is increased, and even the density of air surrounding the Earth ebbs and flows like the tides in the sea.
    • Whatever he became in that no-man's land he was a ghost, invisible as air.
    • Hence, toxic substances in air can easily reach the lung and produce harmful effects locally and in other organs.
    • At almost 5,000 ft, it is surrounded by rarefied air, seductive silence and dreamy peaks.
    • Most victims were long gone, to hospitals or morgues, and their attackers were as invisible as air.
    • Beat the butter into the chocolate and cream, trying not to get any air into the mixture.
    • The air sizzled as oxygen was greedily consumed by the roiling ball of fire.
    • In gasification, crushed coal is reacted with steam and either air or pure oxygen.
    • The most familiar cause of hypoxic hypoxia is the low oxygen content of air at high altitude.
    • The engine is normal and the mixture of air / fuel is right when the color of the plug is tan.
    • When in doubt, it doesn't hurt to err on the safe side and add air or nitrogen to your tires.
    • The soybean takes nitrogen from air in the soil and fixes it in nodules on its roots.
    • Oxygen is heavier than air, so it can collect in low areas, such as the lower airway.
    • The chilled air surrounded him as he trudged off towards his car parked only a few feet away.
    • It is a natural process for a fire to draw in air to consume its oxygen.
    • There was a hole in the floor through which poured a festive mixture of frigid air and diesel fumes.
    • Exposing the fabric to the oxygen in air and heating it for a while changes the molecules back to indigo.
    • We never closed the curtains and were consistently surrounded by light and air.
    • Before long, the hot air inside the balloon is less dense than the cool air that surrounds it.
    • The plant leaves suck pollution out of the air and cool the rooftop and surrounding air considerably.
  • 2

    • 2.1(manner, look, atmosphere)

      aire masculine
      an air of mystery un aire de misterio
      • an aristocratic air cierto aire / aspecto aristocrático
      • The painting lent an air of quality to the other items on the mantel, all inexpensive purchases.
      • His malapropisms and good old boy manner give him the air of a simpleton, and yet he's not.
      • He is about 41, with iron grey hair, round glasses, and a faint air of irony.
      • The questions even became a shade less hostile as his new air of poise impressed the panel.
      • A faint air of hopelessness overcomes McWhorter as our conversation winds down.
      • There seems to be an air of unreality, as though the war were a million miles away.
      • For the moment though, an air of normality appeared to be returning to Istanbul.
      • The reason was the absolute perfection of her appearance and her air of invincible superiority.
      • In a way, their story is much more interesting for the deliberate air of mystique they cultivate.
      • It added an air of eeriness and unreality to the situation that made Joe feel sick to the pit of his stomach.
      • If Roux carries with him an air of grandeur - and I do detect just a whiff - well, perhaps he can be forgiven for it.
      • Rather, the American industrial and technological scene is endowed with an air of epic grandeur.
      • More than anything else, this wretched film has about it an intense air of unreality.
      • There's an air of calm about the place, an aura of tranquillity.
      • A goatee instantly adds an air of distinguished maturity to one's appearance.
      • A big crowd had come and there was a certain air of hope - even if at times it appeared a little forced.
      • An air of mystery surrounds plans being drawn up for a new road that will cut out the bad bends at the notorious Cononley Lane Ends.
      • The whitewashed walls gave it an air of space and light, despite the lack of windows.
      • Their administrative overhaul and strong recruiting lent an air of excitement to the holiday sunshine.
      • When they come through here on the way to Europe they have a free, happy air.
      • Cameron, cast against type, has to subvert his usually dignified air to portray a crooked and downbeat wastrel.
      • In theory the network can send its logo over the air - as with a Nokia phone - in practice they won't.
      • But they're sending your confidential data over the air through a broadcast system.
      • The idea that comes to my mind is to do a TV show, but to do it strictly online rather than over the air.

    • 2.2airs plural(affectations)

      aires masculine
      • In other words, they - most of the people that are very successful in life - put on airs.
      • Alice's sharp wit and blunt pronouncements could be intimidating, but if you didn't put on airs and weren't a fool, she was fiercely loyal and endlessly forgiving.
      • But then again, he had never been one to put on airs.
      • Not for her the tendency to put on airs and throwing star tantrums.
      • In any case, Byrne, who has been acting professionally since she was 13, isn't the type to put on airs.
      • Beth didn't put on airs, and she liked people who were the same way.
      • But she does not put on airs, as other girls do; she is quite natural and - though, I must admit, not my personal favourite - a lovely person.
      • She didn't seem to put on airs or act as if she was better then him.
      • Rosalinda, who was also invited to Prince Orlofsky's party, arrives there, masked, affecting the airs of a Hungarian countess.
      • She affects no artistic airs and harbours few highfalutin’ notions about the mystique or cultural sanctity of opera.
      • I have not slept in a solid bed for three weeks, you haughty wench, and I'll not have your condescending airs and your reproachful glances!
      • Lady Catherine is one of the main offenders, her airs, arrogance and pride are fuelled by other characters like Mr Collins.
      • He is the prince of a southern political family, but without unusual arrogance or over-the-top airs of entitlement.
      • She is always the same whether you meet her at private dinner parties or big public occasions: she has absolutely no ' airs ' to her.
      • The main reason I feel this is that when you date, pretense and airs are, well, up in the air.
      • Next time you pick up the phone, ask yourself whether you tend to put on any artificial airs and start from there.
      • There were no celeb airs about him.

  • 3

    aire masculine
    • In the 17th century popular ballads were sung to the traditional airs; these were published in great numbers during the 18th century.
    • The talented Dordan group has won widespread acclaim for their unique sound - a blend of lively traditional jigs and reels, haunting slow airs, traditional songs along with mazurkas, sonatinas and waltzes.
    • Expect to hear a varied repertoire of original tunes and airs along with a choice of songs by Irish singer-songwriters and composers arranged by this dynamic duo.
    • He also laments, though in milder terms, the old-world style of Bach's choruses and airs.
    • Helena Bell gave a first class performance of Celtic airs and received a very warm applause.
  • 4 literary

    brisa feminine
    • From the mobile start line north of Rough Holme, Naiad got away well in the light south-westerly airs and reached the windward mark at Claife with a narrow lead.
    • Light winds make finding carp that much harder, so let's just take a look at a few ways of hopefully getting on fish when light airs are the order of the day.
    • All of the heroes that is, except for the heroes of the airs… of the winds.
    • In the light airs, the crews must step gingerly around the boat to retain boatspeed.
    • They've had sea swells of 40 metres and snow, followed by light airs.
    • From the mobile start line near the east shore north of Hen Holme, the fleet of 12 yachts spread out across the lake in light airs.
    • Sailing performance is very respectable particularly in light to moderate air.

transitive verb

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    • 1.1

      (clothes/linen) airear
      (clothes/linen) orear
      (bed/room) ventilar
      (bed/room) airear
      • It took me all of last night just to do my bedroom, and because I had to air the room after vacuuming, I had to sleep downstairs on the hard floor.
      • And these particular rooms were aired only for a barbarian envoy or a member of the merchant class.
      • All windows are open to air the rooms and with only shutters to keep out little intruders the level of noise is unbearable.
      • Try to avoid foods that seem to trigger your symptoms; air rooms well so that cooking or tobacco smells don't build up.
      • He returned to the room to greet his guest, leaving the double doors open to air out the room.
      • It may be wise to actually close this place now, so that you can air out this room properly before the start of the next season.
      • I'm trying to air the house to get rid of the last traces of the petrol smell.
      • With no windows to open to air the place out, the only thing the Blues could do was import some industrial-sized fans to circulate the air.
      • Well, by now, hopefully the flags have been aired and the jerseys washed.
      • A new regulation to be adopted soon bans locals from airing their laundry in some downtown streets.
      • I asked my mother one day, airing out the sheets.
      • She walks to the back of the house, where Alyssa is trying to air out the sheets.
      • The completed items would be kept in storage for as long as necessary, brought out to be washed and aired occasionally, and jealously guarded.
      • Feather mattresses removed, aired and fluffed before being put back in their place.

    • 1.2

      (opinion/grievance) manifestar
      (opinion/grievance) ventilar
      he likes to air his knowledge le gusta hacer alarde de sus conocimientos
      • There are those in this area who hate him, but are afraid to air their grievances publicly.
      • It is a new show that will give members of the public the chance to air their opinions on a range of hot topics.
      • We could set up a public forum to discuss these issues and allow grievances to be aired.
      • The public has a right to air their opinions about such an important decision.
      • You certainly had a few Democrats airing their grievances!
      • The idea that they should be prevented from airing their opinions appals me.
      • Although the language used is different, the same grievances are being aired.
      • I do have strong opinions, although, of course, no easy solutions, but this is not the place to air those opinions.
      • I firmly believe that everyone should have the right to air their grievances in court.
      • It is has only been written for one reason, and one reason only, to air my opinion.
      • Although the Government has set a time for people to air their views, will they really take any notice?
      • When an opportunity arises for people to air their views, it is a shame not to take it.
      • We were not trying to reach any conclusion, it was more an opportunity for people to air their views.
      • People wanting to air their views about the scheme have until the end of April.
      • Complaints about young people drinking in the Millennium town Park were aired at last week's meeting of the Town Council.
      • The view was aired at a stormy community meeting in which householders living near the site were given information about the Heslington East proposals.
      • More than 100 people aired their views on what should happen to a two kilometre stretch of land along the River Wharfe.
      • More than that, they tried to label those airing the concerns as being opposed to job creation, etc.
      • MPs have aired their concerns about police funding and Liberal Democrats have tabled a motion saying they are gravely concerned about the effect on front-line policing.
      • Last week food experts aired their concerns about the amount of salt content in our food.

  • 2US

    (program) transmitir
    (program) emitir
    • Every day, Dominica's Broadcasting Corporation airs a radio programme exclusively about bananas, drawing an avid audience from all over this tiny Caribbean island.
    • Last week the BBC aired a television programme that contained evidence of a problem with drink and drug misuse among doctors in the United Kingdom.
    • The television station kept airing exit polls, claiming that the party had scored a landslide victory in both the parliamentary and local elections.
    • Just like the Internet, radio stations will be able to monitor programmes being transmitted or aired by another radio station that is connected to the network.
    • New games are unlocked every Tuesday as each new episode is aired on television in this ever-expanding online treasure-trove.
    • The new television campaign will be aired during top rated programmes and, according to Miller, will reach 90 per cent of all Irish adults.
    • The programme would be aired on the Amrita television channel, which is being launched soon.
    • This was as a result of the recent ‘Secret Agent’ television programme aired last week on BBC one.
    • The event was aired on local BBC television, and the dam of emotion burst.
    • Programme developers get the chance to see their programme commissioned and aired on Radio Five Live.
    • A few years after the Allied victory, NBC television aired a remarkable documentary series.
    • The party airs its first election broadcast tonight.
    • This service was broadcast worldwide on the Internet and will be aired on television and/or radio in the near future.
    • Big Screen Birmingham airs the live event from the Royal Albert Hall.
    • However, since the World Cup started on May 31, he has not been enthusiastic about working, especially during the time when the matches are aired on television.
    • Highlights from the gig will be aired on Radio 1 across the week.
    • Part 2 of ‘The Great Outdoors’ show shot at Hyner View State Park was aired last Sunday night on the local Fox station in Northeast, PA.
    • BTV aired an interview with a former member of the Russian Federal Service for Security.
    • NBC's "Nightly News" aired part of the interview Thursday.
    • On Oct. 9, the pair will air TV ads touting the attraction.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (clothes/sheets) ventilarse
    (clothes/sheets) airearse
    (clothes/sheets) orearse
    he hung the clothes out to air colgó la ropa para que se ventilara / aireara / oreara
  • 2US

    Radio Television