air right

noun

Definition of air right

: a property right to the space above a surface area or object

Examples of air right in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Everything is pretty up in the air right now though, as talks are still underway on whether there will be more films featuring Holland. Gretchen Smail, Vulture, 17 Dec. 2021 Another key witness, Joshua Ziminski, who was with Joseph Rosenbaum much of the night and fired a shot in the air right before Rittenhouse killed Rosenbaum, also hasn’t testified yet. Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 5 Nov. 2021 The closest thing on the air right now feels like the CW's All American, which certainly has its share of twists, but is centered around a classic high school story. Samantha Highfill, EW.com, 1 Sep. 2021 That causes pockets of rising air right near the surface. Washington Post, 16 July 2021 In addition, there is 20% more pollen in the air right now than there was in the 1990s, Anderegg said. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 In addition, there is 20% more pollen in the air right now than there was in the 1990s, Anderegg said. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 In addition, there is 20% more pollen in the air right now than there was in the 1990s, Anderegg said. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021 In addition, there is 20% more pollen in the air right now than there was in the 1990s, Anderegg said. Paul Douglas, Star Tribune, 20 May 2021

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First Known Use of air right

1922, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air right was in 1922

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24 Dec 2021

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“Air right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20right. Accessed 27 Jan. 2022.

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air right

noun

Legal Definition of air right

: a property right to the space above a surface or object (as a building) that may be sold or leased for development purposes make use of the air rights above the TerminalPenn Central Transportation Co. v. City of New York, 438 U.S. 104 (1978)

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