a woman holding a noncommissioned rank in the RAF.
U.S. Air Force. the crew of an aircraft. Contemporary Examples Browne notes that about 90% of the prisoners of war held by North Vietnam were downed pilots and aircrew. The Truth About Women in Combat David Frum February 28, 2013 The Malaysian authorities are doing the opposite: impugning the aircrew without any tangible evidence. The […]
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- Air curtain
. a strong current of temperature-controlled air in an entryway, used instead of a door. Historical Examples The big man with the tiny child on his shoulder pushed through the air curtain that kept the warm humid air out of the shop. Anything You Can Do … Gordon Randall Garrett Opposite the air curtain was […]
- Air cushion
an inflatable, airtight cushion. (def 2). an air bag. Historical Examples Politeness is like an air cushion: there may be nothing in it, but it eases our jolts wonderfully. The Man Who Pleases and the Woman Who Charms John A. Cone I don’t know whether someone punctured an air cushion just then, or whether it […]