air miss


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air miss

n
(Aeronautics) a situation in which two aircraft pass very close to one another in the air; near miss
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AN INVESTIGATION was today underway after an "air miss" involving two planes took place shortly after take-off from Liverpool's John Lennon airport.
And she remembered one particular inglorious moment of her own when, unable to recognise the simple air Miss Harrison played for them, disguised now amongst all the trills and fol-de-rols of the official accompaniment, she'd insisted, to much consternation, that this was not her tune.