air-n; 8 Senses

Sense Number 1: mix of gases

Commentary: a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff of which the wind consists

Air pollution is bad.
A smell of chemicals in the air...
Open a window and let in some air.
I need some fresh air.
The air was cooled by the lake.
As he waited he could feel the air on his neck.
The brownies became hard because they were exposed to the air.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 1 5 7

Sense Number 2: spatial: above ground

Commentary: the region above the ground

Her hand stopped in mid air.
He threw the ball into the air.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 3

Sense Number 3: aura

Commentary: atmosphere - a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing

She seemed to have an air of mystery about her.
The house had a neglected air.
An air of defeat pervaded the candidate's headquaters.
The place had a air of romance.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 6

Sense Number 4: air travel

Commentary: aviation - travel via aircraft

Air travel involves too much waiting.
If you've time to spare go by air.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 2

Sense Number 5: airwave

Commentary: medium for radio and television broadcasting

The program was on the air from 9 until midnight.
The President used the airwaves to take his message to the people.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 4

Sense Number 6: tune

Commentary: melody, strain, melodic line, melodic phrase - a succession of notes forming a distinctive phrase

She was humming an air from Beethoven.

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 8

Sense Number 7: element(Empedocles)

Commentary: once thought to be one of the four elements composing the universe

The book was about the four elements of the universe; air, fire, water...

WordNet 2.0 Sense Numbers: 9

Sense Number 8: none of the above

Commentary: Automatically generated NOTA sense (bbn)