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air power

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noun
  1. the total military capability of a nation for operations involving the use of aircraft and missiles.
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Origin of air power

First recorded in 1905–10
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Historical Examples

  • Then he threw off the air-power transmitters and the lighting system.

    Astounding Stories, June, 1931

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British Dictionary definitions for air power

air power

noun
  1. the strength of a nation's air force
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