air force

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of air force

1 :the military organization of a nation for air warfare
2 :a unit of the U.S. Air Force higher than a division and lower than a command

Examples of air force in a Sentence

  1. the combined allied air forces

Recent Examples of air force from the Web

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First Known Use of air force

1911


AIR FORCE Defined for English Language Learners

air force

noun

Definition of air force for English Language Learners

  • : the part of a country's military forces that fights with airplanes


AIR FORCE Defined for Kids

air force

noun

Definition of air force for Students

:the military organization of a nation for air warfare


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