air-to-air

adjective \ ˌer-tə-ˈ(w)er \

Definition of air-to-air

: launched from one airplane in flight at another
  • air-to-air missiles
; also : involving aircraft in flight
  • air-to-air combat

First Known Use of air-to-air

1939


AIR-TO-AIR Defined for English Language Learners

air-to-air

adjective

Definition of air-to-air for English Language Learners

  • : shot from one flying airplane at another


Learn More about air-to-air


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up air-to-air? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

food, provisions, or a tasty dish

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Syn City

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!