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A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space.
Clarence Stein

Meaning of "light air" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF LIGHT AIR

light air play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LIGHT AIR

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Light air is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LIGHT AIR MEAN IN ENGLISH?

light air

Beaufort scale

The Beaufort scale /ˈboʊfərt/ is an empirical measure that relates wind speed to observed conditions at sea or on land. Its full name is the Beaufort wind force scale, although it is a measure of wind speed and not of force in the scientific sense.

Definition of light air in the English dictionary

The definition of light air in the dictionary is very light air movement of force one on the Beaufort scale.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LIGHT AIR

light
light aircraft
light ale
light at the end of the tunnel
light beer
light box
light breeze
light bulb
light bulb moment
light cannon
light comedy
light cream
light effects
light engine
light entertainment
light face
light fitting
light flyweight
light heavyweight
light horse

WORDS THAT END LIKE LIGHT AIR

a breath of fresh air
castle in the air
clear the air
compressed air
fresh air
hot air
in the air
into thin air
lighter than air
liquid air
off air
off the air
on the air
open air
out of thin air
sea air
take the air
up in the air
walk on air
with one´s nose in the air

Synonyms and antonyms of light air in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «light air» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LIGHT AIR

Find out the translation of light air to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of light air from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «light air» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

光气
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

viento ligero
570 millions of speakers

English

light air
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रकाश हवा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

هواء خفيف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

легкий ветер
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aragem
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হালকা বায়ু
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

air léger
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Udara ringan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Licht Luft
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

光、空気
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

빛이 공기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Udhara cahya
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

không khí ánh sáng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒளி காற்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रकाश हवा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Hafif hava
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

aria leggera
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

powietrzem
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

легкий вітер
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

aer lumina
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

light air
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lig
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

light air
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Svak vind
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of light air

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LIGHT AIR»

The term «light air» is regularly used and occupies the 63.923 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LIGHT AIR» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about light air

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QUOTES WITH «LIGHT AIR»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word light air.
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Clarence Stein
A small house must depend on its grouping with other houses for its beauty, and for the preservation of light air and the maximum of surrounding open space.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LIGHT AIR»

Discover the use of light air in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to light air and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Light, Air and Openness: Modern Architecture Between the Wars
This groundbreaking book examines the relationship between the modernist architecture of the 1920s and 1930s and that era's preoccupations with health, clenliness, fresh air and sunshine, exploring how utopian notions of the 'clean machine' ...
Paul Overy, 2007
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The hand-book of household science: a popular account of ...
a popular account of heat, light, air, aliment, and cleansing in their scientific principles and domestic applications Edward Livingston Youmans. Fid. 26. Window Fio. 2T. 26), the eye is filled with the glare of the regularly reflected light, while the ...
Edward Livingston Youmans, 1858
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Legal Aspects of Architecture, Engineering & the ...
Light, air, and view are important considerations in con- structing buildings and residences. Fontainebleau Hotel Corp. v. Forty-Five Twenty-Five, Inc.4 involved an addi- tion built by one luxury hotel in such a way as to cut off sun, light, and ...
Justin Sweet, Marc Schneier, 2008
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Sun, Air, and Light Baths
AIR, LIGHT AND SUN BATHS By Dr. A. Monteuuis i Light, air and sun baths will constitute the principle remedies of the 20th century in the opinion of an eminent Swiss doctor. These natural remedies will be preferred by all who regard it of ...
Health Research, 1996
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Cost Conscious Cruiser
12. LIGHT-AIR. WIND-VANE. PERFORMANCE. “No one expects to sail in winds under 8 knots, so I've concentrated on making this gear work well in real breezes, ” the builder of a well-known vane told us when we rendezvoused in a ...
Lin and Larry Pardey
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Journal of a second expedition into the interior of Africa; ...
Clear and light air .... 79 84 83 14. Clear and light air .... 77 86 85 15. Clear and light air .... 80 85 86 16. Clear and light air .... 75 85 86 17. Clear and light air .... 77 85 84 18. Clear until noon ; 3 P.M. a thunder storm and rain 79 86 83 19- Clear ...
Hugh Clapperton, Richard Lander, 1829
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Journal of a second expedition into the interior of Africa: ...
6 A. M. clear light air; 12 noon, clear; noon, dull; 3 P. M. do. 75 79 79 3 P. M. clear 76 81 84 28. Clear at 6 A. M.; 12 noon, calm and cloudy; 3 P. M. light airs - 77 81 85 29. 6 A. M. heavy rain; 12 noon, clear and calm; 3'P. M. clear and calm 73 82 ...
Hugh Clapperton, Richard Lander, 1829
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Observation of the Tides
1 7 N.W. Light breeze. P.M. 7 30 18 6 0 45 1 8 W.S.W. Strong breeze. 2 A.M. 7 55 17 7 1 14 2 1 N. Light air. P.M. 8 15 17 9 1 45 1 10 S.W. Fresh breeze. 3 A.M. 8 46 18 11-5 2 5 2 5 S. Light air. P.M. 9 10 17 8 2 27 2 6 S. b.W. Light air. 4 A.M. 9 ...
Great Britain. Admiralty, 1833
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Congressional Edition
CAMP ON BEAR RIVER. September 6. — 1| p. m., 38|° N.NE., light air, sky covered, rain and snow ; 3 p. m., 34° N., light air; snowing freely from 2 to 4 ; 6 p. m., 36° 8W., light air, sky covered ; 8 p. m., 38° S.SE., light air. sky covered thinly.
‎1859
10
Canterbury Papers: Information Concerning the Principles, ...
.Ditto ; light air. ' . Ditto. . Evening. I Lightbreeze. Light air; mod. . [breeze. ' Gentle breeze. Ditto. Light air. i Gentle breeze. Moderate gale. WEATHER. Morning. Blue sky. Ditto; passing clouds. Ditto; overcast; floating [mist. § Blue sky. ; Overcast.
Canterbury Association for Founding a Settlement in New Zealand, 1850

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LIGHT AIR»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term light air is used in the context of the following news items.
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Arete' first boat to Mackinac Island
I got beat by Windquest in light air. We beat her, too. It's fun. If you have no one to race against, what the hell good is it?” PTH0720 Mac Race ... «Port Huron Times Herald, Jul 15»
2
Talkeetna archaeological dig reveals century-old artifacts, tales of …
Jul 20 2015 - 4:00am. Clear sky Northeast, Light air, 3.3 mph 55°F. 0.00 in precipitation. Pressure: 1.0221 bar. Anchorage ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jul 15»
3
Light air ahead for last start in 48th Transpac >> Scuttlebutt Sailing …
The weather models, however, don't agree: lying ahead of them for the next 48 hours is an area of light air spread across the eastern portion of ... «Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Jul 15»
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Final fleet starts slow in 48th Transpac >> Scuttlebutt Sailing News
First off the start line at 12:30 local time were the three Gunboats in the multihull class, just able to get moving in the light air off the start line, but ... «Scuttlebutt Sailing News, Jul 15»
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Sail World - Melges 20 Audi-Tron Sailing Series - Wild ride - Three …
Wild Oats gets christened and light air ahead for last start. by Dobbs Davis. In a deferential nod to the Hawaiian gods, Wild Oats XI co-skipper Roy P. Disney ... «Sail World, Jul 15»
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Sail World - IKA Formula Kite World Championships - Day 4 tangles …
Wild Oats gets christened and light air ahead for last start · Sail-World.com. by Dobbs Davis 1 day ago. In a deferential nod to the Hawaiian ... «Sail World, Jul 15»
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United States Sailing Association | Toronto 2015 Pan Am Games …
“We are really happy with the improvement in all aspects of our light air sailing. We came to Toronto early to really focus on performing well at ... «US SAILING, Jul 15»
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J/News Articles: Pan Am Games J/24 Update
In fact, after another light air day for day three of the competition, the Argentineans are in the lead with their crew of Matias Pereira, Guillermo ... «J/Sailing News, Jul 15»
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Sailors prepared for possible 'real pretty start'
“It looks like a light air start, winds out of the southeast, so most likely people will go with large Genoas (sails) at the start, then maybe convert to ... «Port Huron Times Herald, Jul 15»
10
Group of friends Hell Bent on going fast
“We kept the boat moving in light air and did what we could,” Moore said. “It was a good test for the crew, and we did well and the boat ... «Port Huron Times Herald, Jul 15»

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