air base


noun

an operations center for units of an air force.
Aerial Photogrammetry.
  1. a line joining two camera stations.
  2. the length of this line.
the distance between the points on the ground over which an aerial photograph is taken.

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Origin of air base

First recorded in 1915–20
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British Dictionary definitions for air base

air base

noun

a centre from which military aircraft operateAlso called: air station
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