a person holding the rank of noncommissioned officer in the RAF.
He raised an eyebrow at the presumption of an aircraftman Second Class introducing himself, and mumbled his name.
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noun (pl) -men
a serviceman of the most junior rank in the RAF Also (not in official use) aircraftsman
a city in central Scotland, near Glasgow. to dry by exposure to the air. dry beyond further evaporation. noun a town in W central Scotland, in North Lanarkshire, E of Glasgow: manufacturing and pharmaceutical industries. Pop: 36 326 (2001) verb -dries, -drying, -dried (transitive) to dry by exposure to the air
a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport. Historical Examples Within the airdrome which covers Argon City the buildings are loosely constructed, even as they are on Earth. B-12’s Moon Glow Charles A. Stearns The lights here on the airdrome will be sufficient to land by. Bill Bruce on Forest […]
a suffix that forms nouns denoting a person characterized by or occupied with that named by the stem, occurring in loanwords from French: concessionaire; doctrinaire; legionnaire; millionaire. Historical Examples In the end, demanding of the inhabitants what the cause should be of this so great and sudden mutation of the aire? Chronicles (1 of 6): […]
a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and minute amounts of other gases that surrounds the earth and forms its atmosphere. a stir in the atmosphere; a light breeze. overhead space; sky: The planes filled the air. circulation; publication; publicity: to give air to one’s theories. the general character or complexion of anything; appearance: His early work […]