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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An armed federal law-enforcement officer assigned to prevent and interdict air piracy and acts of terrorism involving commercial aircraft.

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  • n. An armed, undercover guard on a commercial-airline flight.
  • n. A military rank in fiction for air force, space force, or armed forces, usually the topmost rank

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person trained by the government in hijacking and terrorist tactics who (for security reasons) is a passenger aboard an airline flight

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