HyperDic: air_force

English > 2 senses of the expression air force / Air Force:
NOUNgroupair force, airforcethe airborne branch of a country's armed forces
groupAir Force, United States Air Force, U. S. Air Force, US Air Force, USAFthe airforce of the United States of America
air force / Air Force > pronunciation
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English > air force: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe airborne branch of a country's armed forces.
Synonymairforce
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Membersair unitA military unit that is part of the airforce
NarrowerAir Corpsformerly the airborne division of the United States Army
Luftwaffe, German LuftwaffeThe German airforce
Royal Air Force, RAFThe airforce of Great Britain
Broadermilitary service, armed service, serviceA force that is a branch of the armed forces
Spanishfuerza aérea, fuerzas aéreas
Catalanforces aèries
English > Air Force: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe airforce of the United States of America; the agency that defends the United States through control and exploitation of air and space.
SynonymsUnited States Air Force, U. S. Air Force, US Air Force, USAF
Part ofDepartment of Defense, Defense Department, United States Department of Defense, Defense, DoDThe federal department responsible / responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States
PartsAir Combat Command, ACCA command that is the primary provider of air combat weapon systems to the United States Air Force
Air Force Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance, Air Force ISR, AFISRAn agency focused on ensuring that the United States military attains information superiority
Air Force Research Laboratory, AFRLA United States Air Force defense laboratory responsible for discovering and developing and integrating fighting technologies for aerospace forces
Air Force Space Command, AFSPCA command of the United States Air Force that is responsible / responsible for defending the United States through its space and intercontinental ballistic missile operations
Air National Guard, ANGA civilian reserve component of the United States Air Force that provides prompt mobilization during war and assistance during national emergencies
United States Air Force Academy, US Air Force AcademyA school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Air Force
Broaderagency, federal agency, government agency, bureau, office, authorityAn administrative unit of government
SpanishFuerza Aérea de los Estados Unidos
CatalanAir Force, Força Aèria dels Estats Units

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