air-to-surface


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air-to-sur·face

(âr′tə-sûr′fĭs)
adj.
Air-to-ground.

air-to-surface

adj
(Military) another term for air-to-ground
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.air-to-surface - operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the groundair-to-surface - operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground; "air-to-surface missiles"
air-to-air - operating between or launched from or involving rockets or aircraft in flight; "air-to-air missiles"; "air-to-air communications"
surface-to-air - operating from or designed to be launched from the ground against an airborne target; "surface-to-air missiles"
Translations

air-to-surface

[ˌɛətəˈsɜːfɪs] ADJ [missile] → aire-superficie, aire-tierra
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