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British Dictionary definitions for mid-flight


adjective, adverb
  1. during a flight; whilst airbornea mid-flight celebration; doors opening mid-flight
  1. in mid-flight during a flight; whilst airborne
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  • The other image caught him as his arm was in mid-flight toward the control bank.

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    Fox B. Holden

  • The monster's spring was checked in mid-flight, and he fell to the earth, dead.

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    Joseph A. Altsheler

  • So here once more we get that extraordinary "break" in mid-flight which is so peculiar a characteristic of all Russian writers.

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    S. P. B. Mais

  • He hurled himself after wild-dog, caught him in mid-flight, and rolled him over and over in a cloud of dust.

  • Such abrupt arrest in mid-flight by the heavier dog brought the fox-terrier down on deck with, a heavy thump.

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