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Definition of the noun airspace

What does airspace mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: airspaces

  1. the space in the atmosphere immediately above the earth
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • alternative spelling: air space
    • more generic word: space = an area reserved for some particular purpose
    • part of: air / atmosphere = the mass of air surrounding the Earth
  2. the atmosphere above a nation that is deemed to be under its jurisdiction
    • example: the plane was refused permission to enter Chinese airspace
    • lexical domain: Locations - nouns denoting spatial position
    • more generic words: air / atmosphere = the mass of air surrounding the Earth

Alternative definition of the noun airspace


  1. [politics, aviation] A specified portion of the atmosphere, especially that under the technical aviation control and/or jurisdiction of a particular state over which territory (and territorial waters) it lies.
  2. [aviation] A designated part of the sky for aircraft use.
  3. [broadcasting] Space (i.e. a few neighboring frequencies) available for broadcasting within a particular frequency band.
  4. The portion of an enclosed area which contains air, especially breathable air.
  5. [construction] The cavity in a cavity wall containing air for insulation.


Airspace is a musical group.

  • album: "Airspace EP"


"Airspace" is a musical EP of Sheltershed.

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Airspace is the portion of the atmosphere controlled by a country above its territory, including its territorial waters or, more generally, any specific three-dimensional portion of the atmosphere. It is not the same as aerospace, which is the general term for Earth's atmosphere and the outer space in its vicinity.

  • also known as 领空

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Airspace

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Google previewFort Bliss, Army Growth and Force Structure Realignment (2010)

Environmental Impact Statement

Navigable airspace is a limited natural...

Therefore, the ROI for terminal airspace is the area that generally lies within 20 miles of Biggs AAF and El Paso lntemational airport. Notice is taken, however, ...

Google previewFederal Aviation Regulations/Aeronautical Information Manual (2008)

by Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

(Low level airspace means an airspace designated and defined as such in the Designated Airspace Handbook.)...

The requirement for entry into Class B airspace is a student pilot permit (under the guidance or control of a flight instructor).

Google previewModernizing U.S. strategic offensive forces (1987)

costs, effects, and alternatives by Bonita J. Dombey, United States. Congressional Budget Office

Finally, barraging airspace is a challenge even with a very large number of warheads. The survivability of fixed missile silos may further decrease, although since they are currently a very high-priority target, the difference is likely to be ...

Google previewThe Everything UFO Book (2011)

An investigation of sightings, cover-ups, and the quest for extraterrestial life by William J. Birnes

An intrusion into restricted military airspace is a serious event, usually requiring reports from all the personnel involved from enlisted and specialist ranks all the way to command ranks. The Edwards AFB incident was no exception. Radar tapes ...

Google previewUnmanned Aircraft Systems (2008)

International Symposium On Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, UAV’08 by Kimon P. Valavanis, Paul Y. Oh, Les A. Piegl

Abstract One of the challenges for manned-unmanned air vehicles flying in joint airspace is the need to develop customized but scalable algorithms and hardware that will allow safe and efficient operations. In this work, we present the design ...

Google previewSouth Suburban Airport, Chicago Region, Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) B1(3v); Phase I Engineering Report Summary Draft B2; Letter of Transmittal and Press Release B3; Final Environmental Assessment (EA) (1998)

Environmental Impact Statement

The surface area for Class C and B airspace is a narrow channel which would be used for arrivals and departures within the protected zones associated with precision ...

Google previewHarrap's essential English Dictionary (1996)

airspace /' easpeis/ noun (uncount) A country's airspace is the part of the sky extending over it and regarded as belonging to it: They needed a permit to pass through Libyan ...

Google previewDictionary of Military Terms and Acronyms (2011)

by Us Department Of Defense

air route — The navigable airspace between two points, identified to the extent necessary for the application of flight rules. (JP 3-52) air route traffic control center — The principal facility exercising en route control of aircraft operating under ...

Google previewAeronautical Dictionary (2004)

With Emphasis on ATC Communications Terms by J. Deborah Balter

Controlled Airspace - (1) Continental Control Area - The airspace of the 48 contiguous states, the District of Columbia and Alaska, but does not include - a. The airspace less than 1,500 feet above the surface of the earth, or b.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soviet Law (1985)

by F. J. Ferdinand Joseph Maria Feldbrugge, Gerard Pieter Van den Berg, William Bradford Simons

Butler AIRSPACE Airspace is defined in Soviet legislation as the expanse superjacent to the land and water territory of the USSR, including territorial waters, the boundaries of said territory being established in the laws of the USSR and ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopaedia of Engineering and Technology (2007)

by M N Doja

class d airspace Airspace around an airport with an operating control tower; typically to a radius of 5 miles from the surface to 2,500 feet AGL. Radio contact with the control tower required prior to entry. Formerly called Airport Traffic Area ( ATA).

Google previewA Dictionary of Law (2015)

by Jonathan Law

airspace n. In English law and international law, the ownership of land includes ownership of the airspace above it, by application of the maxim *cuius est solum, eius est usque ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Law Enforcement (2007)

by Graham Gooch, Michael Williams

airspace The portion of the atmosphere above a particular *land area. In English law and *international law, the ownership of land includes ownership of ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1S1P3A1C3E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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