air-condition


air-condition
verb
1. control the humidity and temperature of
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The room was cool because it had been air-conditioned

Derivationally related forms: ↑air conditioner, ↑air conditioning
Hypernyms: ↑process, ↑treat
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

2. equip with an apparatus for controlling the humidity and temperature
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Our house is not air-conditioned

Syn: ↑air-cool
Derivationally related forms: ↑air conditioner, ↑air conditioning
Topics: ↑architecture
Hypernyms: ↑supply, ↑provide, ↑render, ↑furnish
Verb Frames:
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Somebody ——s something

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Something ——s something

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\\ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ transitive verb
Etymology: back-formation from air conditioning
: to equip with an apparatus for washing, humidifying, dehumidifying, and controlling the temperature of air

air-condition a building

also : to subject (air) to the process of washing, humidifying, and dehumidifying
air-conditioned adjective

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/air"keuhn dish'euhn/, v.t.
1. to furnish with an air-conditioning system.
2. to treat (air) with such a system.
[1930-35]

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airˈ-condition transitive verb
To equip eg a building with devices for air-conditioning
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Main Entry:air

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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