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1. The process of writing in the sky by releasing a visible vapor from an airplane.
2. The letters or words so formed.

sky′write′ v.
sky′writ′er n.
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1. (Aeronautics) the forming of words in the sky by the release of smoke or vapour from an aircraft
2. (Aeronautics) the words so formed
ˈskyˌwriter n
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(ˈskaɪˌraɪ tɪŋ)

1. the act or technique of writing against the sky with artificial smoke released from a maneuvering airplane.
2. the words, letters, designs, etc., so traced.
sky′write`, v.i., v.t. -wrote, -writ•ten, -writ•ing.
sky′writ`er, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skywriting - writing formed in the sky by smoke released from an airplaneskywriting - writing formed in the sky by smoke released from an airplane
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
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[ˈskaɪˌraɪtɪŋ] Npublicidad f aérea
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[ˈskaɪˌraɪtɪŋ] npubblicità aerea
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