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mid-air

Line breaks: mid-air
Pronunciation: /ˈmɪdɛː
 
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Definition of mid-air in English:

noun

A part or section of the air above ground level or above another surface: the plane exploded in mid-air [as modifier]: a mid-air collision
More example sentences
  • One intact wreck is of a Firefly aircraft lost in 1956 after a mid-air collision and found recently in silty water.
  • Warfield says she doesn't see much risk of a mid-air collision taking place.
  • It was responsible for the mid-air collision last month between a cargo plane and a Russian airliner.

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