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air–to–air

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adjective \ˌer-tə-ˈ(w)er\

Simple Definition of air–to–air

  • : shot from one flying airplane at another

Full Definition of air–to–air

  1. :  launched from one airplane in flight at another <air–to–air missiles>; also :  involving aircraft in flight <air–to–air combat>

1939

First Known Use of air–to–air

1939

Rhymes with air–to–air


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