airspace

airspace
noun Date: 1911 the space lying above the earth or above a certain area of land or water; especially the space lying above a nation and coming under its jurisdiction

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Airspace — means the portion of the atmosphere controlled by a country above its territory, including its territorial waters or, more generally, any specific three dimensional portion of the atmosphere. Controlled airspace exists where it is deemed… …   Wikipedia

  • airspace — air space n. 1. the atmosphere above a nation and deemed to be under its jurisdiction. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airspace — [er′spās΄] n. 1. space for maneuvering an aircraft flying in formation 2. the space extending upward above an area of the earth s surface; specif., the space above a nation over which it can claim jurisdiction 3. the space above private land… …   Universalium

  • airspace — index atmosphere Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • airspace — ► NOUN ▪ the part of the air above and subject to the jurisdiction of a particular country …   English terms dictionary

  • airspace — [er′spās΄] n. 1. space for maneuvering an aircraft flying in formation 2. the space extending upward above an area of the earth s surface; specif., the space above a nation over which it can claim jurisdiction 3. the space above private land… …   English World dictionary

  • airspace — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ controlled, restricted ▪ international, national ▪ enemy ▪ British, French, US …   Collocations dictionary

  • airspace — noun a) A specified portion of the atmosphere, especially that under the technical aviation control and/or jurisdiction of a particular state over which territory (and territorial waters) it lies. Various European countries transferred the… …   Wiktionary

  • airspace — [[t]e͟ə(r)speɪs[/t]] also air space N UNCOUNT: usu with supp A country s airspace is the part of the sky that is over that country and is considered to belong to it. Forty minutes later, they left Colombian airspace …   English dictionary

  • airspace — 1) The space that lies above a state s land and sea territory and is subject to its exclusive jurisdiction. 2) The space above a piece of land. The owner of the land is entitled to the ownership and possession of the airspace above the land. This …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • airspace — air|space [ˈeəspeıs US ˈer ] n [U] the sky above a particular country, that is legally controlled by that country ▪ Canadian airspace …   Dictionary of contemporary English

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”