air show

air show
noun
: an exhibition of aircraft and aviation skills

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air show UK US noun [countable] [singular air show plural air shows]
an event at which people watch planes fly and perform impressive movements in the sky
Thesaurus: types of entertainmenthyponym general words for entertainment and funhypernym

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n. a show at which aircraft perform aerial displays

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noun, pl ⋯ shows [count]
: a public event at an airport where different kinds of aircraft are shown and pilots use their skills to fly in unusual and exciting ways

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ˈair show 7 [air show air shows] noun
a show at which people can watch aircraft flying

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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