a decoration for heroism in combat, reserved for U.S. Air Force personnel.
- Air force one
one of several specially equipped and fitted jet airliners maintained by the Air Force for use by the president of the U.S. and designated Air Force One when carrying the president.
the framework and external covering of an airplane, rocket, etc. Contemporary Examples Both a rocket engine with a temperamental record and an airframe of revolutionary design and construction had to be proved safe. Virgin Galactic’s Flight Path to Disaster: A Clash of High Risk and Hyperbole Clive Irving October 31, 2014 The tests took place […]
- Air freight
a system of transporting freight by aircraft: Ship it by air freight. freight transported by aircraft. the charge for such transportation. Contemporary Examples He frequently gets massages and eats “life-enhancing” fruits that he receives by air freight. 6 Juicy Bits From ‘Sweet Revenge: The Intimate Life of Simon Cowell’ April 30, 2012 noun freight transported […]
. to send or ship by : to airfreight French bread to the U.S. to ship cargo by : During the truckers’ strike we had to airfreight. of, relating to, or involved in : the airfreight business.