English version

air strike

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Airforce
air strikeˈair strike noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 PMPan attack in which military aircraft drop bombs
Examples from the Corpus
air strike• When we decided we had them pinned down, they called in an air strike.• I got clipped in an air strike on the first day.• At this point a majority on the Ex Comm agreed on the necessity of an air strike the next morning.• Joyce was informing his listeners of a massive air strike by Luftwaffe bombers against the Kent coast.
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