air controlman

noun

plural air controlmen
: a petty officer in the U.S. Navy having as a specialty the control and coordination of air traffic on airfields, seadromes, and carriers

Word History

First Known Use

1947, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of air controlman was in 1947

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“Air controlman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20controlman. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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