a commissioned officer or warrant officer of an air force serving on the staff of an ambassador or minister.
- Air bag
an inflatable plastic bag mounted under the dashboard or on the back of the front seat of a car: it cushions the driver and passengers by inflating automatically in the event of collision. Historical Examples Further, by compressing the air inside the air bag, the rate of ascent or descent could be regulated. A History […]
- Air ball
a missed shot that fails to touch the rim, net, or backboard. Historical Examples “The air ball,” I moaned, pretending to regain consciousness slowly. The Airlords of Han Philip Francis Nowlan
- Air base
an operations center for units of an air force. Aerial Photogrammetry. a line joining two camera stations. the length of this line. the distance between the points on the ground over which an aerial photograph is taken. Contemporary Examples You wondered why they couldn’t have found spare soldiers at Balad air base for this. Whatever […]
- Air battery
a set of two or more air cells connected together to supply electricity.