air-conditioner

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air-conditioner

n
(Mechanical Engineering) a machine which keeps the air in a building cool and dry
Translations

air-conditioner

[ˈɛəˌkənˈdɪʃənəʳ] nclimatizzatore m, condizionatore m (d'aria)

air

() noun
1. the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere. Mountain air is pure.
2. the space above the ground; the sky. Birds fly through the air.
3. appearance. The house had an air of neglect.
4. a tune. She played a simple air on the piano.
verb
1. to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc. to air linen.
2. to make known. He loved to air his opinions.
ˈairbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.
ˈairily adverb
in a light-hearted manner. She airily dismissed all objections.
ˈairiness noun
ˈairing noun
a short walk etc in the open air. She took the baby for an airing.
ˈairless adjective
1. (of weather) still and windless. It was a hot, airless night.
2. (of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.
ˈairy adjective
1. with plenty of (fresh) air. an airy room.
2. light-hearted and not serious. an airy disregard for authority.
ˈairborne adjective
in the air or flying. We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.
ˌair-conˈditioned adjective
having air-conditioning. an air-conditioned building.
ˌair-conˈditioner noun
an apparatus providing air-conditioning.
ˌair-conˈditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.
ˈaircraftplural ˈaircraft noun
any of several types of machine for flying in the air. Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.
ˈairfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.
air force
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft. the army, navy and air force.
ˈair-gun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure.
air hostess
a young woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.
air letter
a letter sent by airmail.
ˈairlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.
ˈairline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service. Which airline are you travelling by?
ˈairliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.
ˈair-lock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.
ˈairmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air. Send this parcel by airmail; (also adjective) an airmail letter.
ˈairman noun
a member of an air force.
ˈair pollution noun
Air pollution is caused by smoke, toxic gases etc.
ˈairplane noun
(American) an aeroplane.
ˈairport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.
ˈair-pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something.
ˈair-raid noun
an attack by aircraft.
ˈairship noun
an aircraft that is lighter than air and can be steered etc.
ˈairtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass. an airtight seal on a bottle.
ˈairway noun
a regular course followed by aircraft.
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.
put on airs / give oneself airs
to behave as if one is better or more important than others. She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.
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SARGODHA -- Six newborns died during the last 24 hours in the DHQ hospital due to alleged mismanagement and faulty air-conditioners in the children's wards.
That trend is rapidly changing as improved standards of living and more sophisticated lifestyles push customer preference to split and ducted air-conditioners. This is in line with global trends.
Do you expect a strong pick up in air-conditioners demand and business due to improved economic outlook this year and next year?
About 5 million air-conditioners are sold every year in India and it is estimated that this will rise to 7.5 million by FY20.
The kingdom is one of the biggest and most promising markets for air-conditioners in the GCC region, predominantly due to its geography, climate, high per capita income as well as rapid growth in population, stated the research company in its "Saudi Arabia Air Conditioner Market (2018-2024)" report.
Haier air-conditioners are exported to 32 countries and regions, including the United States, Italy, France, Russia and India.
News Report Sales of the Walton brand air-conditioners have been gone up remarkably following the raise of temperature across the country.
Gree - a globally leading enterprise of air-conditioners - has announced two new floor-standing models; GF-24IPH and 48FWITH, now in more affordable prices.
Brands like Panasonic India has the advanced technology which is used in greener appliances as in invertor air-conditioners and it will lead to an incremental cost to some extent.
In Qatar, centralised and split air conditioners have driven growth of the overall market; however, the market share of window air-conditioners is expected to decline in the coming years," Mani added.
Today, it is one of the Middle East's leading manufacturers of air-conditioning systems and service solutions offering a comprehensive line of air-conditioners ranging from room air-conditioners to centrifugal chillers for residential, commercial and industrial applications.
Whenever management is asked by the patients and their attendants for taking steps for repair of the air-conditioners, it comes up with the oft-repeated pretext of lack of funds.