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AIR HOLE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does air hole mean? 

AIR HOLE (noun)
  The noun AIR HOLE has 2 senses:

1. a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly
2. a hole that allows the passage of air

  Familiarity information: AIR HOLE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AIR HOLE (noun)


Sense 1air hole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural phenomena

Synonyms:

air hole; air pocket; pocket

Hypernyms ("air hole" is a kind of...):

atmospheric phenomenon (a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere)


Sense 2air hole [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A hole that allows the passage of air

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("air hole" is a kind of...):

hole (an opening deliberately made in or through something)


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