air force

air force (plural air forces)

  1. A branch of the military mainly devoted to air warfare, as opposed to (land) army and navy.
    When you're in the air force you have to be prepared to launch missiles at people from the air.
  2. A unit in the U.S. Air Force larger than a division but smaller than a command.
Air Force
Proper noun
  1. (military) The military air force of a particular armed forces.
  2. (US, military, politics) Ellipsis of United States Air Force
  3. (US, sports)
    (deprecated use of |lang= parameter) Ellipsis of en#English|{w (“Air Force Falcons}”)
    ngd sports teams representing the United States Air Force Academy
  • (United States Air Force) USAF / United States Air Force / U.S. Air Force
Related terms
  • Aerospace Force
  • Aerospace Forces
  • Air and Space Force
  • Air and Space Forces

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