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air strike

noun

Simple Definition of air strike

  • : an attack in which military airplanes drop bombs

Full Definition of air strike

  1. :  an attack in which military airplanes drop bombs <The strategy calls for air strikes on key targets.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  breath

    :  the mixture of invisible odorless tasteless gases (as nitrogen and oxygen) that surrounds the earth

    :  a light breeze

  1. :  to expose to the air for drying, purifying, or refreshing :  ventilate

    :  to expose to public view or bring to public notice

    :  to transmit by radio or television

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  1. :  to take a course :  go

    :  to aim and usually deliver a blow, stroke, or thrust (as with the hand, a weapon, or a tool)

    :  to arrive with detrimental effect

  1. :  a tool for smoothing a surface (as of a mold)

    :  an act or instance of striking

    :  a work stoppage by a body of workers to enforce compliance with demands made on an employer


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