- midas touch,
Origin of midair
Examples from the Web for midair
In contrast, drones cannot refuel in midair, conduct airdrops, or carry a meaningful amount of munitions.
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
Or midair collisions, now prevented by automatic proximity warning systems.
Water is extremely heavy—so heavy that no force known in nature could raise or sustain such a large body of it in midair.
The cage containing the odalisk is raised on a hoisting rope so that it hangs in midair with the doors open.
Old Jerry stood with his outstretched hand poised in midair while he realized that his chance shot had gone home.Once to Every Man|Larry Evans
He left this beginning hanging in midair, while he turned, without apology, to accept the humble duties of three new arrivals.V. V.'s Eyes|Henry Sydnor Harrison
The search-lights swept the horizon, and for a moment graceful Diana loomed against the sky like a figure suspended in midair.The Adventures of Uncle Jeremiah and Family at the Great Fair|Charles McCellan Stevens (AKA 'Quondam')
With unseen speed the knife came up, the dog twisted in midair, trying to bite it.Deathworld|Harry Harrison
- some point above ground level, in the air
- (as modifier)a midair collision of aircraft
see under leave hanging.