air passage


air passage
noun
a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Syn: ↑air duct, ↑airway
Hypernyms: ↑duct
Hyponyms:
Part Meronyms: ↑vent, ↑venthole, ↑vent-hole, ↑blowhole

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1. a space occupied or traversed by air.
2. travel by air.
3. accommodations for an air trip: to book air passage for Hong Kong.
[1830-40]

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air passage,
1. accommodations for a trip by aircraft: »

to book air passage from London to Rome.

2. any conduit for air, such as the nose or windpipe.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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