Origin of open air
Words nearby open air
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Origin of open-air
OTHER WORDS FROM open-airopen-airish, adjectiveo·pen-air·ish·ness, nounopen-airness, noun
How to use open air in a sentence
In the days following the Taliban takeover, Afghan female journalists interviewed members of the Taliban on live television and in the open air.
It is now the oldest intact campfire ever found in the open air.A New Mystery Human Species Has Been Discovered in Israel|Michelle Langley|June 25, 2021|Singularity Hub
Besides the simple joy of seeing a cartoonish eel have its lunch, this video provides a remarkable look at how the snowflake moray succeeds at feeding out in open air.Moray eels enjoy surf ‘n turf with a surprise second set of jaws|Claire Maldarelli|June 22, 2021|Popular-Science
The leftover oxide minerals, which would be calcium oxide if the process starts with limestone, can be spread out in thin layers across sheets, stacked vertically, and exposed to the open air.A startup using minerals to draw down CO2 has scored funding—and its first buyer|James Temple|May 26, 2021|MIT Technology Review
However, the movements that produce this suction don’t work very well when used in open air, which is much less dense and viscous than water.This ancient fish-crocodile mashup snared its prey using a key adaptation|Kate Baggaley|February 3, 2021|Popular-Science
When it became too crowded, they moved her into an open casket on the street.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And Air Force assessors are the first to say such imaging never tells the whole story.Pentagon Doesn’t Know How Many People It’s Killed in the ISIS War|Nancy A. Youssef|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Sprawled on chaise lounges with their knees high in the air and their legs spread wide.Powerful Congressman Writes About ‘Fleshy Breasts’|Asawin Suebsaeng|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, Lion Air, with 45 percent of the domestic Indonesian airline market, has swallowed the Fernandes formula whole.
There is a larger reason, beyond the airlines themselves, why Lion Air and 61 other Indonesian airlines are on this black list.
Let them open their minds to us, let them put upon permanent record the significance of all their intrigues and manœuvres.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
Bells were pealing and tolling in all directions, and the air was filled with the sound of distant shouts and cries.Davy and The Goblin|Charles E. Carryl
The doors (Indian bungalows have hardly any windows, each door being half glass) were open front and back.The Red Year|Louis Tracy
It was close upon twelve o'clock, and the "Rooms" had been open to the public for two hours.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
It is to be remembered, however, that a few of these bacteria may reach the sputum from the upper air-passages.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
British Dictionary definitions for open air
- the place or space where the air is unenclosed; the outdoors
- (as modifier)an open-air concert