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air

air

 
 
pronunciation:
eIr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the mixture of gases that is in the space around the earth. People need air to live.
Fish do not breathe air as humans do.
similar words:
atmosphere, gas, oxygen, ozone
Homophone Note
The words air, ere, and heir sound alike, but each has a different meaning.
Word Builder: air +
  • airbag:
    a large bag that fills with air to make a cushion when a car crashes. It protects the people in the car.
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broader category including air
parts of the body associated with air
relating to lack of air air
some actions involving air
some components of air
some descriptions of air
some instruments that measure air
some sounds of air
some things that use air