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airing

[ air-ing ]
/ ˈɛər ɪŋ /
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noun

an exposure to the air, as for drying.
a public discussion or disclosure, as of ideas, proposals, or facts.
a walk, drive, exercise period, etc., in the open air, especially to promote health.
the act of broadcasting on radio or television: The new comedy program will have its first airing this Friday night.

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Origin of airing

First recorded in 1600–10; air1 + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for airing

airing
/ (ˈɛərɪŋ) /

noun

  1. exposure to air or warmth, as for drying or ventilation
  2. (as modifier)airing cupboard
an excursion in the open air
exposure to public debate
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