airpower

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English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • air power

Etymology[edit]

air +‎ power

Noun[edit]

airpower (uncountable)

  1. Airborne military power; an air force
    • 2007 January 1, Jeffrey Gettleman, “Somali Clan Elders Urge Islamists to Leave Stronghold”:
      That led to the city falling much faster than anyone expected into the hands of Somalia's transitional government, which has used Ethiopian troops and airpower to reclaim much of the country.