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  • n. The middle of the air, as while in flight.

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Examples

  • It's a chance to throw Spiderman and the Hulk up against Chun Li and Viewtiful Joe, as well as a chance to spend months learning multi-tag mid-air combos which look and sound like the end of the world.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • The next year there was a plane crash over Hainan Island and relations were bad with the U.S., he continued, referring to a mid-air collision between U.S. and Chinese military aircraft that provoked a crisis in relations.

    NYT > Home Page

  • In Lukaku Chelsea do at least appear to have an ideal replacement for Didier Drogba, who will be out of action for several weeks after being knocked out following a mid-air collision with the Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy in the 65th minute.

    Chelsea in need of rejuvenation despite flattering defeat of Norwich

  • Saxtorph got two in mid-air with his revolver, and would have shot the other three in the water if I hadn't stopped him.

    THE INEVITABLE WHITE MAN

  • He experienced the flash of unconsciousness; becoming aware of it, in mid-air, as his relaxed body was sinking to the ground and as he caught himself together, he stiffened his muscles with a spasmodic wrench, and escaped the fall.

    Trust

  • And then, as he leaped cleanly and well, one lone rifle barked from the pit, and he doubled up in mid-air, struck the ground in a ball, and like a ball bounced from the impact, and came down in a broken heap.

    THE SUNLANDERS

  • But she righted herself in mid-air and descended feet first.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • It was a creepy experience, and I was glad when naught remained in sight but his burning black eyes, poised apparently unsupported in mid-air.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

  • His wrath was immediate with her second leap, and he sprang to the side to avoid her claws, and in from the side to meet her, his jaws clamping together on her spinal column with a jerk while she was still in mid-air.

    CHAPTER VI

  • The next moment, close to the net, I saw a ball rebound in mid-air and empty space, and at the same instant, a score of feet away, Paul Tichlorne emitted a rainbow flash.

    Moon Face:The Shadow and the Flash

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