air space

  1. a space occupied by air.

  2. the amount of breathing air in a room or other enclosed space.

  1. the region of the atmosphere above a municipality, state, or nation, over which it has jurisdiction.

  2. the region of the atmosphere above a plot of ground, to which the owner has rights or access.

Origin of air space

First recorded in 1900–05
  • Also airspace (for defs. 3, 4) .

Words Nearby air space Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use air space in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for airspace


/ (ˈɛəˌspeɪs) /

  1. the atmosphere above the earth or part of the earth, esp the atmosphere above a country deemed to be under its jurisdiction

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