"airing" in the noun sense
1. dissemination, airing, public exposure, spreading
the opening of a subject to widespread discussion and debate
a short excursion (a walk or ride) in the open air
"he took the dogs for an airing"
3. ventilation, airing
the act of supplying fresh air and getting rid of foul air
"airing" in the verb sense
1. air out, air, aerate
expose to fresh air
"aerate your old sneakers"
"This show will air Saturdays at 2 P.M."
3. air, send, broadcast, beam, transmit
broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television
"We cannot air this X-rated song"
4. publicize, publicise, air, bare
"She aired her opinions on welfare"
expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
6. vent, ventilate, air out, air
expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen
"air the old winter clothes"
"air out the smoke-filled rooms"
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