Definition of Antiaircraft fire

1. Noun. Firing at enemy aircraft.

Generic synonyms: Fire, Firing



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antiaircraft Fire

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antiaircraft fire (current term)
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Literary usage of Antiaircraft fire

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1. A Course in Exterior Ballistics: Ordnance Textbook by United States Army. Ordnance Dept (1921)
"At the time of writing this book the methods of computing differential corrections for antiaircraft fire are in such an unsettled state that it is thought ..."

2. Aviation in the U.S. Army, 1919-1939 by Maurer Maurer (1987)
"A-17s would lay smokescreens to reduce the accuracy of antiaircraft fire against bombing planes. Pursuit ships would intercept and attack bombers with ..."

3. Magnificent Fight: Marines in the Battle for Wake Island by Robert J. Cressman (1992)
"He attributed Wake's escape from more serious damage to the effectiveness of the Marines' antiaircraft fire — fire delivered despite the lack of fire ..."

4. General Kenney Reports: A Personal History of the Pacific War by George C. Kenney (1997)
"The antiaircraft fire from the Naval vessels and the landing craft ... True said he was shot down by antiaircraft fire from one of our own landing craft. ..."

5. Aerial Interdiction: Air Power and the Land Battle in Three American Wars by Mark (1995)
"That another three AC-130s and as many AC-119s had been damaged by antiaircraft fire in March contributed to this decision.58 The effect of the North ..."

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