There are 2 translations of air in Spanish:

air1

Pronunciation: /er; eə(r)/

n

  • 1 u aire (m) open the window to let some air in abre la ventana para que entre un poco de aire I let the air out of his tires le desinflé los neumáticos let's go out to get some fresh air salgamos a tomar el fresco sea air aire de mar the air was thick with smoke la atmósfera estaba cargada de humo their shouts filled the air se oían sus gritos por todas partes all the birds of the air [literario/literary] todas las aves del cielo [literario/literary] to take to the air alzar* or levantar el vuelo to rise into the air subir to go by air ir* en avión to send sth by air mandar or enviar* algo por avión a change of air un cambio de aire(s) the air was blue (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] he dropped the hammer on his toe and the air was blue se le cayó el martillo en el pie y empezó a echar sapos y culebras [familiar/colloquial] to be in the air (hinted at) respirarse en el ambiente; (uncertain, undecided) estar* en el aire; (unprotected) estar* expuesto or al descubierto there is something in the air se respira algo en el ambiente revolution was in the air corrían vientos de revolución spring is in the air se respiran aires primaverales to leave sth in the air dejar algo en el aire or en suspenso to be up in the air [plans] estar* en el aire; [person] saltar de contento to clear the air [talk/argument] aclarar las cosas (lit) [storm] despejar el ambiente to go up in the air (BrE) subirse por las paredes [familiar/colloquial] to live on air vivir del aire to take the air [dated] (salir* a) tomar el fresco to vanish o disappear into thin air esfumarse , desaparecer* you never see her name in the newspapers now, she's just disappeared into thin air ya no sale más en los periódicos, es como si se la hubiera tragado la tierra to walk o (BrE also) tread on air estar* or sentirse* en las nubes; (before n) [bubble/mass/chamber] de aire; [temperature] del aire; [route/attack] aéreo ; [pollution] de la atmósfera air pressure presión (f) atmosférica
  • 2 u [Rad] [TV] to be on air/on the air estar* en el or (Chi, Méx) al aire, estar* en antena (Esp) he's on (the) air twice a week su programa se emite dos veces por semana the station is on (the) air 24 hours a day la emisora transmite or emite las 24 horas del día to come o go on air/on the air salir* al aire or (Esp) en antena we go off (the) air at 12 cerramos la emisión a las 12 the transmission suddenly went off (the) air la transmisión se interrumpió de repente
  • 3 3.1 c (manner, look, atmosphere) aire (m) an air of mystery un aire de misterio an aristocratic air cierto aire or aspecto aristocrático 3.2
    (airs pl)
    (affectations) aires (mpl) to put on/give oneself airs darse* aires , mandarse las partes (CS) [familiar/colloquial] airs and graces afectación (f)

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There are 2 translations of air in Spanish:

air2

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  • 2 (AmE) [Rad] [TV] transmitirse, emitirse

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