midair

[mid-air]
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noun

any point in the air not contiguous with the earth or other solid surface: to catch a ball in midair.

Nearby words

  1. mid-teen,
  2. mid-victorian,
  3. mid-wicket,
  4. mid.,
  5. midafternoon,
  6. midamerica,
  7. midas,
  8. midas touch,
  9. midazolam,
  10. midband

Origin of midair

First recorded in 1660–70; mid- + air1

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British Dictionary definitions for midair

midair

noun

  1. some point above ground level, in the air
  2. (as modifier)a midair collision of aircraft
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Idioms and Phrases with midair

midair

see under leave hanging.

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