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mid-flight

adjective, adverb
1.
during a flight; whilst airborne: a mid-flight celebration, doors opening mid-flight
noun
2.
in mid-flight, during a flight; whilst airborne
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  • He hurled himself after wild-dog, caught him in mid-flight, and rolled him over and over in a cloud of dust.

    Jerry of the Islands Jack London
  • The monster's spring was checked in mid-flight, and he fell to the earth, dead.

    The Texan Star Joseph A. Altsheler
  • Beyond the pit was Loah, half crouching, her slim body tense as if checked in mid-flight.

    Two Thousand Miles Below Charles Willard Diffin
  • So here once more we get that extraordinary "break" in mid-flight which is so peculiar a characteristic of all Russian writers.

    Why we should read S. P. B. Mais
  • For an instant all motion ceased; the very wings of the flying beasts seemed frozen rigid in mid-flight.

    The Finding of Haldgren Charles Willard Diffin
  • Such abrupt arrest in mid-flight by the heavier dog brought the fox-terrier down on deck with, a heavy thump.

  • The other image caught him as his arm was in mid-flight toward the control bank.

    A Gift For Terra Fox B. Holden
  • I caught a glimpse of Asa Hall flung high into the air, shot dead in mid-flight, the whirling body dropping into the ruck below.

    The Devil's Own Randall Parrish
  • To catch him in mid-flight and restablish his equilibrium had required no mean quality of muscle.

    Wanted: A Husband Samuel Hopkins Adams

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