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 Which has taken the air right out of a frustrating season that still has a few weeks remaining. Nick Moyle, ExpressNews.com, "Texas in search of positives as it travels to Kansas State," 4 Dec. 2020 The Bachelor and The Bachelorette look very different this year, thanks to COVID-19, but Matt's season of The Bachelor will very likely air right on schedule. Lydia Wang, refinery29.com, "Matt James’ Bachelor Season Is Filming Right Now — & We Already Know So Much," 13 Oct. 2020 The episodes will air nightly after the series premiere because, after all, what else does CBS (or any other broadcaster) have that's new to air right now? James Hibberd, EW.com, "Love Island sets premiere date for surreal Las Vegas quarantine edition," 5 Aug. 2020 There’s so much up in the air right know, and too much uncertainty as to when conditions are going to change and what that’s going to look like. Deborah Martin, ExpressNews.com, "San Antonio arts festival Luminaria has been canceled because of COVID-19 pandemic," 17 Apr. 2020 The bird didn’t take to the air right away, though, instead landing on the grass a few feet away and taking in its surroundings for a few moments. BostonGlobe.com, "Marlborough police give entangled hawk a helping hand - The Boston Globe," 22 Nov. 2019 There is an additional 6,680 square feet of unused air rights. Jaclyn Peiser, New York Times, "Recent commercial real estate transactions in New York.," 5 May 2020 The future of many Bachelor Nation shows are up in the air right now due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Martha Sorren, refinery29.com, "Here’s When Listen To Your Heart Finished Filming," 13 Apr. 2020 Many of those revenue streams are up in the air right now. Sam Blum, Dallas News, "In the midst of a transition to Division I, Tarleton State traverses a sea of uncertainty," 12 Apr. 2020

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First Known Use of air right

1922, in the meaning defined above

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12 Dec 2020

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“Air right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20right. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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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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