/air"ing/ , n.
1. an exposure to the air, as for drying.
2. a public discussion or disclosure, as of ideas, proposals, or facts.
3. a walk, drive, exercise period, etc., in the open air, esp. to promote health.
4. the act of broadcasting on radio or television: The new comedy program will have its first airing this Friday night.
[ 1600-10; AIR 1 + -ING 1 ]