air-superiority

[air-suh-peer-ee-awr-i-tee, -or-, -soo-]
adjective
  1. designating a fighter aircraft built for long patrol capability at high altitudes and supersonic speeds, with air-to-air combat as its principal mission.

Origin of air-superiority

First recorded in 1930–35
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