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air·less

 (âr′lĭs)
adj.
1. Having no air.
2. Lacking fresh air; stuffy.
3. Lacking movement of air; still.

air′less·ness n.

airless

(ˈɛəlɪs)
adj
1. lacking fresh air; stuffy or sultry
2. devoid of air
ˈairlessness n

air•less

(ˈɛər lɪs)

adj.
1. lacking air.
2. lacking fresh air; stuffy: a dark, airless hallway.
3. having no breeze; still: an airless July day.
[1595–1605]
air′less•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.airless - lacking fresh airairless - lacking fresh air; "a dusty airless attic"; "the dreadfully close atmosphere"; "hot and stuffy and the air was blue with smoke"
unventilated - not ventilated; "stuffy unventilated rooms"

airless

airless

adjective
1. Oppressive due to a lack of fresh air:
2. Marked by an absence of circulating air:
Translations
خَال مِن الهَواء النَّقِي، خَانِقخَال مِن الهَوَاء، سَاكِن
bezvětrnýdusnýnevětraný
indelukketmed dårlig lufttrykkendevindstille
levegõtlen
loftlausstilltur, kyrr, vindlaus
bezveternýnevetraný
havasızrüzgârsızsakin

airless

[ˈɛəlɪs] ADJ [room] → mal ventilado; [day] → sin viento
it's very airless in hereaquí dentro falta aire

airless

[ˈɛərləs] adj
[room] → sans air
[day, afternoon] → étouffant(e)air letter n (British)aérogramme m

airless

[ˈɛəlɪs] adj (room) → senz'aria; (day) → senza un filo di vento

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.

airless

a. falto de respiración, sin aire.
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