air stack

noun

: planes circling at different assigned altitudes above an airport while waiting their turn to land

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1957, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air stack was circa 1957

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“Air stack.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20stack. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

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