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Definition of the noun air force

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  1. the airborne branch of a country's armed forces
  2. the airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space

Alternative definition of the noun air force


  1. A branch of the military mainly devoted to air warfare, as opposed to (land) army and navy
  2. a unit in the U.S. Air Force larger than a division but smaller than a command


"Air Force" is a 1943 American black-and-white war film from Warner Bros. Pictures, produced by Hal B. Wallis and Jack Warner, directed by Howard Hawks, and starring John Garfield, John Ridgely, Harry Carey, and Gig Young.


"Air Force" is a musical single of Kunich.

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Air Force a.k.a. The United States Air Force Academy, is a military academy for officer candidates for the United States Air Force. Its campus is located immediately north of Colorado Springs in El Paso County, Colorado, United States. The Academy's stated mission is "to educate, train, and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation." It is the youngest of the five United States service academies, having graduated its first class in 1959. Graduates of the Academy's four-year program receive a Bachelor of Science degree, and are commissioned as second lieutenants in the United States Air Force. The Academy is also one of the largest tourist attractions in Colorado, attracting more than a million visitors each year.


  1. Air force: An air force, also known in some countries as an air army, is in the broadest sense, the national military organization that primarily conducts aerial warfare.
    • also known as air defense force, air defense organization, air army, air branch, air force branch, aerial force, aerial warfare service branch
  2. Air Force is the newspaper published for the Royal Australian Air Force. The paper is produced fortnightly and is uploaded online so that members can access it when deployed overseas.
  3. Air Force: In the light of September 11 and the Bali bombing, Australia is reassessing its strategic and security focus. Our defence forces must rethink their approaches, with the new concerns of the threat of terrorism and the RAAF’s aging aircraft. At the same time, science offers a new world of unmanned aircraft, space defence systems and new radar that will change the air forces of tomorrow.

Phrases with Air force

Phrases starting with Air force:

  1. air force isr
  2. air force academy
  3. air force officer
  4. air force space command
  5. air force research laboratory
  6. Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance

Phrases ending with Air force:

  1. us air force
  2. royal air force
  3. u. s. air force
  4. united states air force

Other phrases containing Air force:

  1. us air force academy
  2. united states air force academy

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Air force

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Google previewAir Warfare: an International Encyclopedia: A-L (2002)

by Walter J. Boyne

Repubblicana AAF Argentine Air Force AOC air officer commanding AAMs air-to-air missiles ARM antiradiation missile AB Agusta-Bell ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Air Intelligence (2009)

by Glenmore S. Trenear-Harvey

AFESC Air Force Electronic Security Command AFOSI Air Force Office of Special Investigations AFSA Armed Forces Security Agency AFSS Air Force Security Service AIA Air Intelligence Agency ARIES Airborne Reconnaissance Integrated ...

Google previewTennessee Biographical Dictionary (2000)

by Jan Onofrio

Air Force plan. According to this idea, the central air striking force would be under the top command of the army. Instead of nine corps area commanders overseeing the control of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of World War II (2007)

by Alan Axelrod, Jack A. Kingston

Solution Finland campaign of 1944 flamethrower Fletcher, Frank flying boat Flying Tigers Foertsch, Hermann Forrestal, James Fortress Eben Emael foxhole France France, air force of France, army of France, Battle of France, navy of Franco, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of World War II (2013)

The War against Germany and Italy by Anne Sharp Wells

Eighth Air Force. During ...

Google previewOhio Historic Places Dictionary (2008)

by Editorial Staff, State History Publications, LLC

Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Mound Address Restricted, Fairborn vicinity, ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of Science and Technology in Modern China (2015)

by Lawrence R. Sullivan, Nancy Y. Liu

A amperes Academy of Aerospace Solid Propulsion Technology alternating current All-China Confederation of Natural Science Automatic Computing Engine Agri-Energy Roundtable Armed Forces Engineering Institute Air Force Engineering ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

Association WAA World Aluminum Abstracts WAAA Women's Amateur Athletic Association WAAAF Women's Australian Auxiliary Air Force WAABI World Association of Alcohol Beverage Industries WAAC West African Airways Corporation; ...

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I was in the Air Force and was a boom operator (in-flight refueling). I got my comedy start in the Air Force. (Sinbad)
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