airy

[adjective]

âr′ē

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

Open to or allowing in air; breezy or drafty.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

Extensive in area or height; spacious.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

High in the air; lofty.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

Performed in the air; aerial.

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

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Examples For airy

Philip used sometimes to declare that she had no sentiment; and then he doubted if he should be pleased with her after all if she were at all sentimental; and he rejoiced that she had, in such matters what he called the airy grace of sanity.

Philip used sometimes to declare that she had no sentiment; and then he doubted if he should be pleased with her after all if she were at all sentimental; and he rejoiced that she had, in such matters what he called the airy grace of sanity.

This is not to say that I believe in airy-fairy notions of spirit, but I'm willing to pretend, as an expedient fiction, that my id and your id and all the ids coded into artworks throughout our culture form an ... aesthetic-behavioural system of sorts.

This is not to say that I believe in airy-fairy notions of spirit, but I'm willing to pretend, as an expedient fiction, that my id and your id and all the ids coded into artworks throughout our culture form an ... aesthetic-behavioural system of sorts.

Southern Literary Messenger: "Do not these words float in airy waves?"

Do not these words float in airy waves, until the sense is charmed and lulled into delicious reverie, as by the

"The horror of war and the enormous personal sacrifice it draws on cannot be painted in airy pastels."

The wind of evening shook the dark leaves to a thin airy cackle.

No cocoanuts nor bananas were to be seen, though dense, tropic vegetation overran everything, dripping in airy festoons from the sheer lips of the precipices and running riot in all the crannied ledges.

On sultry evenings the Club adjourned to the brook for aquatic exercises, and the members sat about in airy attire, frog-like and cool.

Wikipedia

From Wikipedia

Airy may refer to:

  • Sir George Biddell Airy (1801–1892), British Astronomer Royal from 1835 to 1881, for whom the following features, phenomena, and theories are named:
    • Airy (lunar crater)
    • Airy (Martian crater)
    • Airy-0, a smaller crater within the previous one on Mars, and which defines the prime meridian of the planet
    • Airy wave theory, a linear theory describing the propagation of "gravity waves" on the surface of a fluid
    • Airy disk, a diffraction pattern in optics
    • Airy beam, a non-spreading, transversely accelerating optical wavepacket
    • Airy function, a mathematical function
    • Airy points, support points chosen to minimize the distortion of the length of a physical standard (such as the International Prototype Meter)
  • Anna Airy (1882–1964), British artist
  • Airy (software), a video-downloading utility
  • Airy, a character in the video game Bravely Default

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