[ air-shoh ]
/ ˈɛər ˌʃoʊ /
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an event that features aircraft performing aerial stunts.
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Origin of air show
First recorded in 1910–15
Words nearby air show
air service, air shaft, airshed, airship, air shot, air show, air shower, airsick, airsickness, airside, air sign
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How to use air show in a sentence
At the recent Farnborough Air Show it was Fernandez who became the first customer for the new Airbus A330neo, ordering 50 of them.Malaysia Airlines Is Going Down|Clive Irving|August 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is, at least now, no different from any other chat show, except it is louder than an air show.Is There Life Left in ‘The View’?|Tim Teeman|June 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The Paris Air Show opened on Monday and, as in years past, the Israeli booths were quite busy.Who Will Buy Israel's Military Hardware?|Yaakov Katz|June 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Aviation writer Elyse Moody took one of them last year, at a Paris air show.Russia’s SuperJet Crash in Indonesia Raises Questions of Cause|Elyse Moody|May 11, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Julien had trouble competing in the flamboyance category with his occasional air show mate, Bessie Coleman.Red Tails Overlooks the Story of America’s First Black Pilots|Marc Wortman|January 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
When I got to Akron there was a lot of excitement going on over the air show.
I heard they were giving an air show at Akron, right near my home town.
British Dictionary definitions for air show
/ (ˈɛəˌʃəʊ) /
an occasion when an air base is open to the public and a flying display and, usually, static exhibitions are held
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