- exposure to the air for drying, freshening, etc.
- exposure to public knowledge: to give a scandal an airing
- a walk or ride outdoors
- When you open up the windows to get the musty smell out of your house, this is an example of a time when you are airing out your house.
- When you reveal your grievances so they can be discussed, this is an example of a time when you are airing out your grievances.
The definition of airing means exposing something to air, usually to try it or to make it smell better, or saying something out-loud or making something known.
- Exposure to air for freshening or drying.
- Exposure to open air for exercise or the promotion of health.
- Exposure to public attention.
- A radio or television broadcast.
- Present participle of air.
(countable and uncountable, plural airings)
- The Young and the Restless began airing on network television in 1973, and is considered to be one of the most diverse and cutting edge soap operas on the air with its plotlines that are socially conscious and even a bit daring at times.
- Aside from airing episode synopses (and sometimes entire episodes) the channel also features news of the science fiction world on the "Sci Fi Wire" and has won many awards (including the Hugo and Nebula) for fiction published online.
- Wrigley reportedly stopped airing their ads featuring the 19-year old and the NBA stated that they would no longer use Brown for appearances at special events, stating that Brown no longer "projects the image" the NBA endorses.
- Grey's Anatomy (Began airing in 2005) - Grey's takes a page from ER's premise, but it really focuses more on the personal relationships of a group of young doctors and residents while using the medical cases as a backdrop.
- Discovery Channel dedicated several repeat episodes of Deadliest Catch to Harris' memory, and in April 2010, began airing the new season which included the footage they had shot of Phil Harris before his stroke and death.