- air′ pi`racyn.crl the hijacking of an airplane; skyjacking•Etymology: 1945–50 air′ pi`rate, n.
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air piracy — n. the hijacking of an aircraft; skyjacking air pirate n … English World dictionary
air piracy — >> hijack. Webster s New World Law Dictionary. Susan Ellis Wild. 2000 … Law dictionary
air piracy — noun : the hijacking of an airplane • air pirate noun * * * air pirate. the hijacking of an airplane; skyjacking. [1945 50] * * * air piracy, the hijacking of aircraft; skyjacking … Useful english dictionary
air-piracy — air pirˈacy noun The hijacking of an aircraft • • • Main Entry: ↑air … Useful english dictionary
air piracy — air pirate. the hijacking of an airplane; skyjacking. [1945 50] * * * … Universalium
air piracy — Any seizure or exercise of control, by force or violence or threat of force or violence and with wrongful intent, of any aircraft in flight in air commerce. 49 U.S.C.A. No. 1472(i) … Black's law dictionary
air piracy — As defined by federal statute, any seizure or exercise of control, by force or violence or by threat of force or violence and with wrongful intent, of an aircraft in flight in air commerce. 49 USC 1472(i) (2), as amended Sept. 5, 1961 … Ballentine's law dictionary
air piracy — noun Date: 1948 the hijacking of a flying airplane ; skyjacking … New Collegiate Dictionary
air piracy — noun Hijacking of an aircraft … Wiktionary
air piracy — hijacking of an airplane, skyjacking … English contemporary dictionary