Definition of Air space

1. Noun. The space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth.

Exact synonyms: Airspace
Group relationships: Air, Atmosphere
Generic synonyms: Space

Definition of Air space

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of airspace) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Air Space

air search radar
air shaft
air shed
air sheds
air ship
air ships
air show
air shower
air shows
air sick
air sickness
air sign
air signs
air sleeve
air sock
air space (current term)
air spaces
air splint
air sport
air sports
air spring
air station
air stove
air stoves
air strike
air strikes
air superiority
air support
air supremacy
air suspension

Literary usage of Air space

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Law Chiefly as Interpreted and Applied by the United States by Charles Cheney Hyde (1922)
"The various opinions as to the nature and extent of the right of a State to control the air space above its territory were put to the test by The World ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1887)
"In front of that they have got the peculiar thin air space of the modern ... That peculiar air space which Bell got as the result of experiment after ..."

3. A Dictionary of Architecture and Building, Biographical, Historical, and by Russell Sturgis (1901)
"air space. A. The space available for the air needed for respiration, as in a sick room or hospital. Thus it is alleged that the airspace of a room is of no ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"... the glass determined by the total reflection method was found to be /*ยป= 1-53. " Ou the Influence of the Thickness of Air-space on Total Reflection of ..."

5. A Respiration Calorimeter with Appliances for the Direct Determination of Oxygen by Wilbur Olin Atwater, Francis Gano Benedict (1905)
"The temperature regulation of the air-space next the zinc wall is affected by ... The outer air-space, ie, that between the inner and outer wooden casings, ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1902)
"6), but otherwise has an air space all around it whereby it is kept approximately at the average temperature of the greenhouse. It is nearly six by six feet ..."

7. Preventive Medicine and Hygiene by Milton Joseph Rosenau, George Chandler Whipple, John William Trask, Thomas William Salmon (1921)
"In figuring the amount of air space in a room allowance should be made for furniture, ... Unless there be movement of air, space alone is futile. ..."

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