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air-to-air

[ air-too-air, -tuh- ]
/ ˈɛər tuˈɛər, -tə- /
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adjective

operating between airborne objects, especially aircraft: air-to-air missiles; air-to-air communication.

adverb

from one aircraft, missile, or the like, to another while in flight: They refueled air-to-air.

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Origin of air-to-air

First recorded in 1940–45
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British Dictionary definitions for air-to-air

air-to-air

adjective

operating between aircraft in flight
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