[ air-hohz ]
/ ˈɛərˌhoʊz /


a hose for conducting air under pressure, as one connected to an air pump, an air brake, or a scuba tank.

Nearby words

  1. airframe,
  2. airfreight,
  3. airglow,
  4. airgun,
  5. airhead,
  6. airily,
  7. airiness,
  8. airing,
  9. airish,
  10. airless

Origin of airhose

First recorded in 1905–10; air1 + hose Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for airhose

  • His legs wrapped around the man's waist and his hands got to work on the airhose.

    Duel on Syrtis|Poul William Anderson
  • With a shock of horror, the man heard the hiss of escaping air as Kreega's beak and fingers finally worried the airhose loose.

    Duel on Syrtis|Poul William Anderson