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A cardinal point on the compass.
[Middle English art, from Scottish Gaelic aird, from Old Irish aird, point of the compass.]
airt(ɛət; Scottish ert) or
(Physical Geography) Scot a direction or point of the compass, esp the direction of the wind; quarter; region
[C14: from Scottish Gaelic aird point of the compass, height]
n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a direction.v.t.
2. to direct; guide.
[1400–50; < Scottish Gaelic àird point, quarter of the compass]
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|Verb||1.||airt - channel into a new direction; "redirect your attention to the danger from the fundamentalists"|
send, direct - cause to go somewhere; "The explosion sent the car flying in the air"; "She sent her children to camp"; "He directed all his energies into his dissertation"
sublimate - direct energy or urges into useful activities