definitions
  • synonyms

air-to-surface

[ air-tuh-sur-fuh s ]
/ ˈɛər təˈsɜr fəs /

adjective

operating or directed from a flying aircraft to the surface: air-to-surface missiles.

adverb

from a flying aircraft to the surface of the earth: They released the rockets air-to-surface.

RELATED CONTENT

You Can Use These Words To Describe Your Most Toxic FriendsRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
READ MORE

Nearby words

air-ship, air-slake, air-spray, air-superiority, air-to-air, air-to-surface, air-traffic control, air-transportable, airbag, airbed, airbill

Origin of air-to-surface

First recorded in 1955–60
Also called air-to-ground [air-tuh-ground] /ˈɛər təˈgraʊnd/.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019