What does air-to-air mean?

Definitions for air-to-air

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word air-to-air.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. air-to-airadjective

    operating between or launched from or involving rockets or aircraft in flight

    "air-to-air missiles"; "air-to-air communications"


  1. air-to-airadjective

    fired from an aircraft in flight at another one


  1. air-to-air

    Air-to-air typically refers to something that involves, happens or used between aircrafts or missiles flying in the air, such as an air-to-air combat, missile or refueling. This concept is commonly used in military and aviation contexts.

How to pronounce air-to-air?

How to say air-to-air in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of air-to-air in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of air-to-air in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of air-to-air in a Sentence

  1. Tad Sholtis:

    We anticipate that side-by-side, air-to-air and air-to-ground tests will be illustrative of the fifth generation fighter's advanced interdiction capabilities, this aircraft is built to go where legacy platforms cannot.

  2. Eric Trappier:

    The Rafale is better than the others because it is doing everything, it is good in doing each mission, but it is doing every type of mission - air-to-air, air-to-ground, air-to-sea, recce mission, even nuclear mission for France and this capability to replace all types of aircraft, making one aircraft, all what you can do from an air force base or from the aircraft carrier which I think leaves Rafale to be the only one of its type omnimodal capabilities for addressing all types of missions.

  3. Defence Secretary Michael Fallon:

    We are signing a contract with MBDA worth over 300 million pounds to ensure that our Typhoons are supplied with state-of-the-art short-range, heat-seeking air-to-air missiles.

  4. John Haley:

    The F-35 is going to bring ... sensors and an ability to guide the fight, whether it's an air-to-ground fight or an air-to-air fight. They're going to have an ability that's going to change how we think about getting to the target, delivering weapons and getting out of the target.

  5. Greg Poling:

    This is exactly the type of irresponsible and dangerous intercepts that the air-to-air annex to CUES is supposed to prevent.

Translations for air-to-air

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for air-to-air »


Find a translation for the air-to-air definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"air-to-air." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 19 May 2024. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/air-to-air>.

Discuss these air-to-air definitions with the community:


    Are we missing a good definition for air-to-air? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Browse Definitions.net


    Are you a words master?

    a defeat in which the losing person or team fails to score
    A whitewash
    B snap
    C encumbrance
    D muddle

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for air-to-air: