air power

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A nation's air power is the strength of its air force.

The U.S. says it will use air power to protect the peacekeepers if they call for help.


English dictionary. 2008.

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  • air-power — airˈ power noun Military power in terms of aircraft • • • Main Entry: ↑air …   Useful english dictionary

  • air power — air ,power noun uncount the strength of a country s air force …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • air power — n. a nation s total capacity for carrying on warfare from the air …   English World dictionary

  • air power — The power that a nation derives from its ability to fly a vehicle, or to cause it to go through the medium of air or space, and to exploit in lesser or greater degree the complex relationship that results from this ability. A nation’s air power… …   Aviation dictionary

  • air power — noun the aggregation of a country s military aircraft • Syn: ↑aviation • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • air power — air′ pow er n. mil the total military capability of a nation for operations involving the use of aircraft and missiles • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • air power — /ˈɛə poʊə/ (say air powuh) noun the strength of a country s air force. Also, airpower …   Australian English dictionary

  • air power — airborne military force, military power that fights with aircraft …   English contemporary dictionary

  • air power — UK / US noun [uncountable] the strength of a country s air force …   English dictionary

  • air power — the total military capability of a nation for operations involving the use of aircraft and missiles. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

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