noun see air I

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  • airlessness — noun a) The state or condition of being poorly ventilated; lacking good air circulation, having stale air. b) The state or quality of a (relative) vacuum …   Wiktionary

  • airlessness — n. lack of air; stuffiness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • airlessness — airˈlessness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • airless — airlessness, n. /air lis/, adj. 1. lacking air. 2. that is without fresh air; stuffy: a dark, airless hallway. 3. that is without a breeze; still: an airless July day. [1595 1605; AIR1 + LESS] * * * …   Universalium

  • Atelectasis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Atelectasis ICD10 = ICD10|J|98|1|j|95 ICD9 = ICD9|518.0 ICDO = Caption = OMIM = OMIM mult = MedlinePlus = 000065 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 180 DiseasesDB = 10940 MeshID = D001261 Atelectasis is a collapse …   Wikipedia

  • air — I. noun Usage: often attributive Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, from Latin aer, from Greek aēr Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic breath b. the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • atelectasis — Decreased or absent air in the entire or part of a lung, with resulting loss of lung volume. Loss of lung volume itself. SEE ALSO: pulmonary collapse. [G. ateles, incomplete, + ektasis, extension] adhesive a. alveolar …   Medical dictionary

  • closeness — Synonyms and related words: THI, accord, accordance, addition, adjunct, affairs, affiliation, affinity, agreement, airlessness, airtight secrecy, alikeness, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assemblage, assimilation, association …   Moby Thesaurus

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