from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A point or region in the air.
- adjective Occurring in midair.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun some point in the air; above ground level; ; also used attributively.
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- noun aeronautics a
collisionbetween two or more aerospace vehicles in flight.
- adjective In the act of flight;
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- noun some point in the air; above ground level
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The flight had to make an energy landing in Manila after what they call a midair rupture.
His awesome telekinetic powers — blowing up tanks, building nuclear reactors in midair — are almost incidental to his bewildering metaphysical insights.
He fired a single shot at the blonde man, but was more than shocked to see that the bullet froze in midair just inches from his nose.
A laser-based lightsaber would require a block or a couple of mirrors floating in midair, moving in sync with the hilt — which is of course largely impossible.
The pool of utter blackness hung impossibly in midair, just as it always did.
The robot spun in midair its front left flank pierced and spewing oil.
I can just hear his French words echoing across the sandy beach, translating themselves in midair before reaching the Drunk Boat bar on the boardwalk above, near to which a red-faced tourist stands hesitant.
A mental snapshot of him conjures not a face but a ribbon of pipe smoke emanating from behind an open volume, an omnipresent red pen poised in midair for the next margin note.
The right hook of Rivera had dropped him in midair with the abruptness of death.
We'll probably be having videos floating in midair in 20 years.