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The air we breathe

air

noun

the mixture of gases surrounding the Earth that we breathe

airborne

adjective

carried in the air

airflow

noun

the movement of air, especially around the outside of a moving vehicle

airless

adjective

an airless place does not have much fresh air

airy

adjective

with a lot of fresh air and space

atmosphere

noun

the air inside a room or other place

blast

noun

a strong current of air, wind, heat etc

breathable

adjective

air that is breathable is clean enough or suitable for people to breathe

current

noun

a strong movement of air in one direction

dense

adjective

dense smoke or gas is so thick that it is difficult to see through it

draught

noun

cold air that blows into a room and makes you feel uncomfortable

fresh air

noun

the air outside that is pleasant to breathe

fug

noun

unpleasant warm air inside a place, especially caused by cigarette smoke

haze

noun

water, smoke, or dust in the air that makes it difficult to see clearly

humidity

noun

the amount of water in the air

millibar

noun

a unit for measuring air pressure

ozone

noun

fresh air that is near the sea

pressurized

adjective

treated in a special way that changes the air pressure so that people can breathe normally

puff

noun

a small amount of smoke, wind, or air that comes and goes quickly

rare

adjective

air that is rare contains very little oxygen

rarefied

adjective

rarefied air does not contain much oxygen

sea air

noun

the air in places near to the sea or out at sea, which many people think is good for your health

smoky

adjective

with a lot of smoke in the air

stifling

adjective

air or a smell that is stifling makes it difficult for you to breathe

thermal

noun

a rising current of warm air

thick

adjective

thick smoke, cloud, fog etc fills the air completely, so that it is difficult to see or difficult to breathe

thin

adjective

thin air has less oxygen in it than usual

fuggy

adjective

smokiness

noun

a breath of air/wind

a very small movement of the air

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