Definition of antiaircraft in English:


Syllabification: an·ti·air·craft
Pronunciation: /ˌantēˈerˌkraft, ˌantī-
(abbreviation: AA)


  • (Especially of a gun or missile) used to attack enemy aircraft.
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    • He said recent air strikes had focused on air defence command and control centres, anti-aircraft guns and missile sites.
    • Then he helped direct defensive aircraft away from anti-aircraft artillery fire.
    • Anti-armour and anti-aircraft missiles may still be operated by the artillery, as well as by other arms and services.

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