a space occupied by air.
the amount of breathing air in a room or other enclosed space.
the region of the atmosphere above a municipality, state, or nation, over which it has jurisdiction.
the region of the atmosphere above a plot of ground, to which the owner has rights or access.
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What does “barren” mean?
Also airspace (for defs. 3, 4) .
Origin of air space
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby air space
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British Dictionary definitions for air space
/ (ˈɛəˌspeɪs) /
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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