midair
midair mid*air" n. some point in the air; above ground level; as, the planes collided in midair; also used attributively; as, a midair collision. [WordNet 1.5 +PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • midair — [mid′ər′] n. any point in space not in contact with the ground or some other surface …   English World dictionary

  • midair — mid|air [ˌmıdˈeə US ˈer] n in midair in the air or the sky, away from the ground ▪ The planes collided in midair. >midair adj [only before noun] ▪ a midair collision …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • midair — noun in midair in the air or the sky, away from the ground: The planes collided in midair. midair adjective: a midair collision …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • midair — /mɪdˈɛə / (say mid air) noun 1. any elevated position above the ground. 2. a collision between two aeroplanes which takes place in midair. –adjective 3. of or relating to an event, circumstance, etc., which occurs or exists in midair: a midair… …   Australian English dictionary

  • midair — See: UP IN THE AIR(2) also IN MIDAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • midair — See: UP IN THE AIR(2) also IN MIDAIR …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • midair — noun Date: 1605 a point or region in the air not immediately adjacent to the ground < the planes collided in midair > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • midair — /mid air /, n. any point in the air not contiguous with the earth or other solid surface: to catch a ball in midair. [1660 70; MID + AIR1] * * * …   Universalium

  • midair — See: up in the air(2) also in midair …   Словарь американских идиом

  • midair — mid•air [[t]mɪdˈɛər[/t]] n. 1) any point in the air not contiguous with the earth or other solid surface 2) occurring in midair • Etymology: 1660–70 …   From formal English to slang

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