Air-built Air"-built`, a. Erected in the air; having no solid foundation; chimerical; as, an air-built castle. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • air-built — airˈ built adjective 1. Built in air 2. Having no solid foundation • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air-built — adj. illusory; built in the air (i.e. not having a foundation on the ground, often used metaphorically) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • air built — Synonyms and related words: aerial, airy, chimeric, chimerical, cloud born, cloud built, cloud woven, dreamlike, ethereal, fanciful, fatuitous, fatuous, gaseous, gossamery, illusory, imaginary, phantasmal, phantomlike, rarefied, shadowy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • Air-raid shelter — in Tateyama[disambiguation needed  …   Wikipedia

  • Air New Zealand — IATA NZ ICAO ANZ Callsign NEW ZEALAND …   Wikipedia

  • Air pollution — from World War II production Smog over …   Wikipedia

  • Air gun — Air rifle and Air pistol redirect here. For other uses, see Air gun (disambiguation) An air gun (air rifle or air pistol) is a rifle or pistol which fires projectiles by means of compressed air or other gas, (in contrast to a firearm which uses… …   Wikipedia

  • Air New Zealand Flight 901 — Most of the wreckage of Flight 901 remains on the slopes of Mount Erebus. This photo, taken on the 25th anniversary in 2004, shows part of the DC 10 s upper fuselage skin with entry door and cabin windows. Part of the opposite side skin, with… …   Wikipedia

  • Air Force Command and Control Integration Center — [1] AF C2 Integratio …   Wikipedia

  • Air Nomads — is a collective term for a nation of people in the fictional universe of the Nickelodeon animated television series . One of the series , the Air Nomads were wanderers by definition, but had four Air Temples, one at each corner of the globe,… …   Wikipedia