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air·space

or air space  (âr′spās′)
n.
1. The portion of the atmosphere directly above the land or water, used by aircraft or by earth-based structures such as skyscrapers.
2. The airspace of a particular jurisdiction, such as a nation.
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Noun1.air space - the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earthair space - the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
atmosphere, air - the mass of air surrounding the Earth; "there was great heat as the comet entered the atmosphere"; "it was exposed to the air"
space - an area reserved for some particular purpose; "the laboratory's floor space"
References in classic literature ?
But at others, as the hollow sounding wind swept by us, it seemed to clear the air space around us so that we could see afar off.
Such violations of air space jeopardize the cooperation for peace in the region.
The mission showed in its report the route of the UAE aircraft which Qatar claimed to have violated its air space, the report confirmed by the tracking of the flight routes that the UAE aircraft is flying away from Qatari air space and that Qatar violated international law when it intercepted the UAE aircraft, reflecting an irresponsible and unjustified escalation.
Too high and the moisture driven out of the back side of the reservoir cladding into the air space will blow through the layer and through the gypsum sheathing and into the wall cavity where it can cause problems.
has hired Greg Dyer as the aviation / air space services director based in its Denver, Colorado office, the company said.
This is how Nenchev commented on the first joint mission with the USA for the defence of Bulgarian air space.
The joint missions to secure the air space of the country will be implemented within the framework of NATO's Integrated Air and Missile Defense System.
Two Turkish F-16 jets shot down a Russian-made Su-24 near the Syrian border on Tuesday after repeatedly warning it over air space violations, Turkish officials have said, but Moscow has claimed that it can prove its jet did not leave Syrian air space and that it was conducting pre-emptive strikes against terrorists in the region.
Mr Cameron's official spokeswoman told a Westminster media briefing that in the 10-minute call, Mr Davutoglu "explained what had happened - that they had a Russian jet flying there, they had warned it several times not to violate Turkish air space, but it had then proceeded to do so and consequently they had taken action to protect their air space".
Air Space currently has the largest indoor trampoline park in Europe, at East Kilbride in Scotland.
A security source said to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "The international coalition aircraft stepped up aircraft hovering of the air space of Mosul city during the past 24 hours without any attacks pointing out that aircraft missions are may be dedicated to gather information about places and gathering sites and headquarters of Daash .
These UAVs are strictly prohibited in Dubai air space for any purpose without a prior permit from the Dubai Civil Aviation Authority,'' he emphasised, urging individuals to maintain safety of air space and warning that legal action will be taken against offenders.