Definition of midair
: a point or region in the air not immediately adjacent to the ground the planes collided in midair
Examples of midair in a Sentence
The two planes collided in midair.
We watched birds catching insects in midair.
Recent Examples of midair from the Web
Video taken by a worker in the seconds after the collapse and obtained by local television station KGO showed at least three workers in hardhats and yellow and orange vests in midair, clinging to metal cables and rods to keep from falling.
Eight shiny vehicles dangle in midair flanking the Chevrolet Main Stage, where free concerts (.38 Special, Hoobastank) are held every night.
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First Known Use of midair
MIDAIR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of midair for English Language Learners
: a region in the air not close to the ground
MIDAIR Defined for Kids
Definition of midair for Students
: a region in the air some distance above the ground The bird hovered in midair.
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