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1. An isolated space containing trapped air, as in bread dough or a collapsed mine shaft.
2. A localized atmospheric condition, such as a downdraft, that causes an aircraft to lose altitude abruptly.
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1. (Aeronautics) a localized region of low air density or a descending air current, causing an aircraft to suffer an abrupt decrease in height
2. (Mining & Quarrying) any pocket of air that prevents the flow of a liquid or gas, as in a pipe
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a nearly vertical air current that can cause an aircraft to lose altitude suddenly.
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|Noun||1.||air pocket - a local region of low pressure or descending air that causes a plane to lose height suddenly|
atmospheric phenomenon - a physical phenomenon associated with the atmosphere
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