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midair

noun mid·air \ˈmid-ˈer\

: a region in the air not close to the ground

Full Definition of MIDAIR

:  a point or region in the air not immediately adjacent to the ground <the planes collided in midair>

Examples of MIDAIR

  1. The two planes collided in midair.
  2. We watched birds catching insects in midair.

First Known Use of MIDAIR

1605

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