air-to-ground

air-to-surface

[air-tuh-sur-fuhs]
adjective
1.
operating or directed from a flying aircraft to the surface: air-to-surface missiles.
adverb
2.
from a flying aircraft to the surface of the earth: They released the rockets air-to-surface.
Also called air-to-ground [air-tuh-ground] .


Origin:
1955–60

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air-to-ground

adjective
operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground; "air-to-surface missiles" [syn: air-to-surface] [ant: air-to-air, surface-to-air
air-to-surface

adjective
operating from or designed to be fired from aircraft at targets on the ground; "air-to-surface missiles" [ant: air-to-air, surface-to-air
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