Words nearby midair
How to use midair in a sentence
Her midair tricks such as “loop the loops” and the figure eight gained her a following rare for any woman, let alone a woman of color.
For longer jumps, or those that necessitated landing higher or lower than the starting point, many squirrels rotated midair, using their legs to “jump” off an adjacent vertical wall in a parkour-style maneuver.Squirrels use parkour tricks when leaping from branch to branch|Jonathan Lambert|August 5, 2021|Science News
The day of the accident, the company acknowledged on Facebook that one of its planes was involved in the fatal midair collision.What We Know About Alaska’s Recent Series of Fatal Flight Collisions|by Zoë Sobel, KUCB, and Agnel Philip and Alex Mierjeski, ProPublica|June 16, 2021|ProPublica
Fatal midair collisions involving commercial aircraft are practically unheard of in the rest of the country, but in Alaska, there have been five in the past five years alone.In Alaska, Commercial Aviation Is a Lifeline. The State Is Also Home to a Growing Share of the Country’s Deadly Crashes.|by Zoë Sobel, KUCB, and Agnel Philip, ProPublica|June 16, 2021|ProPublica
Our finding that Alaska has seen a series of midair collisions involving commercial flights relied on the NTSB’s midair collision flag to identify those crashes.
In contrast, drones cannot refuel in midair, conduct airdrops, or carry a meaningful amount of munitions.
Sociologists refer to this sort of in-midair rapid switch as risk compensation.
He said nothing as startling as he did in his last midair press conference last July when he said “Who am I to judge?”
A traveler attempted to jump from their flight midair while another spat on fellow passengers in a fit of rage.
Dancers are suspended in midair like the cast of a ratchet Cirque du Soleil performance.Rihanna Teaches Miley Cyrus How to Twerk in Sexy Video for ‘Pour It Up’|Amy Zimmerman|October 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The three men lounged in midair, grinning foolishly as they "swam" about the tiny cabin.Tight Squeeze|Dean Charles Ing
For ten terrible seconds, while the man clung to wires and the mule hung trapped in midair, the other cable held.Red Dynamite|Roy J. Snell
Nothing, humbug, a house hanging in midair, which will tumble down directly mankind pronounces three short words: I will not.The Duel|A. I. Kuprin
The words trailed off softly and left the statement hanging interrogatively in midair.Once to Every Man|Larry Evans
The retreat struck us as breathlessly as though we had been whirled by a wind-storm into midair on the afternoon of a summer day.The Dark Forest|Hugh Walpole
British Dictionary definitions for midair
- some point above ground level, in the air
- (as modifier)a midair collision of aircraft
Other Idioms and Phrases with midair
see under leave hanging.