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 strikeWhen 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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