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air strike

or airstrike

noun
1.
the bombing or strafing of a city, enemy force, etc., by military aircraft:
The air strike devastated the enemy's submarine base.
Origin of air strike
1940-1945
1940-45
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  • As already mentioned, the limits of hearing are reached when about 35,000 vibrations of the air strike on the drums of our ears.

    The Beauties of Nature Sir John Lubbock
  • Suddenly he felt the air strike his face, and he saw the sunshine.

    The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina

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