Definition of air strike in English:

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air strike

Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)r ˌstrīk/


An attack made by aircraft.
Example sentences
  • A few days later the enemy reopens the tunnel but a friendly air strike seals it again.
  • The New Zealanders again attacked the town of Cassino, this time after a massive air strike and artillery bombardment.
  • No amount of élan will save units caught in the open by a well-timed artillery barrage or an air strike using fuel-air explosives.

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