Definition 2021


air force

See also: airforce and Air Force


Alternative forms


air force (plural air forces)

  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
    When you're in the air force you have to be prepared to launch missiles at people from the air.

Derived terms

  • army air force
  • naval air force

Coordinate terms

  • Predator drone