Definition of midair in English:


Syllabification: mid·air
Pronunciation: /ˈmidˈe(ə)r


  • A part or section of the air above ground level or above another surface: he caught Murray’s keys in midair [as modifier]: a midair collision
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    • 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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