air-space

air space

noun
1.
a space occupied by air.
2.
the amount of breathing air in a room or other enclosed space.
3.
the region of the atmosphere above a municipality, state, or nation, over which it has jurisdiction.
4.
the region of the atmosphere above a plot of ground, to which the owner has rights or access.
Also, airspace (for defs 3, 4).


Origin:
1900–05

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air space

noun
the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth [syn: airspace
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