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airt

 (ârt)
n. Scots
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

airth

n
(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]

airt

(ɛərt)

also airth

(ɛərθ)

n. Chiefly Scot.
1. a direction.
v.t.
2. to direct; guide.
[1400–50; < Scottish Gaelic àird point, quarter of the compass]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.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