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A base for military aircraft.
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(Military) a centre from which military aircraft operate. Also called: air station
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an operations center for units of an air force.
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|Noun||1.||air base - a base for military aircraft |
base, base of operations - installation from which a military force initiates operations; "the attack wiped out our forward bases"
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