air show

noun

Definition of air show

: an exhibition of aircraft and aviation skills

Examples of air show in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The boat show is scheduled for 10:30-11:30 a.m., with the air show from noon to 4 p.m. Jennifer Sawhney, Journal Sentinel, 23 July 2022 The remainder of the air show Saturday was canceled following the crash, according to a post on the festival's Facebook page. Dakin Andone, CNN, 3 July 2022 On Thursday, Maitland, 52, of Romulus, carried on that tradition by toting his wife and two of his eight grandchildren to Willow Run Airport to watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels practice for this weekend's air show, Thunder Over Michigan. Chandra Fleming, Detroit Free Press, 14 July 2022 According to the air show’s schedule, the Shockwave Jet Truck was scheduled to perform Saturday afternoon. James Bikales, Washington Post, 2 July 2022 Temperatures are expected to be near 83 degrees amid sunny skies on Saturday for the annual air show and fireworks display, according to the National Weather Service forecast. Rae Johnson, The Courier-Journal, 19 Apr. 2022 The driver of a truck powered by jet engines was killed during a high-speed accident in front of spectators at an air show in Michigan, police and relatives said Sunday. CBS News, 4 July 2022 The driver of a truck that could top 350 miles per hour because it was powered by jet engines died after the vehicle crashed on Saturday while racing two airplanes at an air show in Michigan, officials said. Vimal Patel, New York Times, 2 July 2022 The popular air show, normally held every other year, is scheduled for March 19-20 at Luke Air Force Base near Glendale. Kimi Robinson, The Arizona Republic, 19 Nov. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of air show

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of air show was in 1912

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5 Aug 2022

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“Air show.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20show. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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