air pocket

noun

Definition of air pocket

  1. :  a condition of the atmosphere (such as a local downdraft) that causes an airplane to drop suddenly

1912

First Known Use of air pocket

1912


AIR POCKET Defined for English Language Learners

air pocket

noun

Definition of air pocket for English Language Learners

  • : a movement or condition of the air that causes an airplane to make a brief and sudden downward drop

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