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air·port

 (âr′pôrt′)
n.
A place where aircraft take off and land, usually equipped with hard-surfaced landing strips, a control tower, hangars, aircraft maintenance and refueling facilities, and accommodations for passengers and cargo.

airport

(ˈɛəˌpɔːt)
n
(Aeronautics) a landing and taking-off area for civil aircraft, usually with surfaced runways and aircraft maintenance and passenger facilities

air•port

(ˈɛərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt)

n.
a facility for the landing, takeoff, shelter, supply, and repair of aircraft, esp. one used for transporting passengers and cargo at regularly scheduled times.
[1915–20]

airport

ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airport - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargoairport - an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
airdock, hangar, repair shed - a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
air terminal, airport terminal - a terminal that serves air travelers or air freight
control tower - a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport
heliport - an airport for helicopters

airport

noun airfield, aerodrome, airdrome (U.S.) the busiest international airport in the world
Translations
lughawe
مَطَارمطار
аерогаралетище
aeroport
letiště
lufthavn
flughaveno
lentokenttä
zračna lukaaerodrom
repülőtér
flugvöllur
空港
공항
lidosta
aeroport
letališče
flygplats
สนามบิน
sân bay

airport

[ˈɛəpɔːt]
A. Naeropuerto m
B. CPD airport tax Nimpuestos mpl de aeropuerto

airport

[ˈɛərpɔːrt]
naéroport m
modif [bus, car] → d'aéroport; [security] → aéroportuaire
airport lounge → salon de l'aéroportairport novel nroman m de gareairport tax n (= departure tax) → taxe f d'aéroportair power airpower [ˈɛərpaʊər] n [country] → puissance f aérienneair pressure npression f atmosphériqueair rage n comportement agressif d'un passager voyageant à bord d'un avionair raid nraid m aérienair-raid shelter nabri m antiaérienair-raid warning nalerte f aérienneair rifle ncarabine f à air compriméair-sea rescue nsauvetage m en mer (par hélicoptère)

airport

nFlughafen m

airport

:
airport bus
nFlughafenbus m
airport tax

airport

[ˈɛəˌpɔːt]
1. naeroporto
2. adj (staff) → aeroportuale; (manager, security) → dell'aeroporto

air

() noun
1. the mixture of gases we breathe; the atmosphere. Mountain air is pure.
2. the space above the ground; the sky. Birds fly through the air.
3. appearance. The house had an air of neglect.
4. a tune. She played a simple air on the piano.
verb
1. to expose to the air in order to dry or make more fresh etc. to air linen.
2. to make known. He loved to air his opinions.
ˈairbag noun
a safety bag in a car that protects the driver or a passenger in an accident.
ˈairily adverb
in a light-hearted manner. She airily dismissed all objections.
ˈairiness noun
ˈairing noun
a short walk etc in the open air. She took the baby for an airing.
ˈairless adjective
1. (of weather) still and windless. It was a hot, airless night.
2. (of a room etc) stuffy and without fresh air.
ˈairy adjective
1. with plenty of (fresh) air. an airy room.
2. light-hearted and not serious. an airy disregard for authority.
ˈairborne adjective
in the air or flying. We were airborne five minutes after boarding the plane; airborne germs.
ˌair-conˈditioned adjective
having air-conditioning. an air-conditioned building.
ˌair-conˈditioner noun
an apparatus providing air-conditioning.
ˌair-conˈditioning noun
a method of providing a room, building etc with air of a controlled temperature and humidity.
ˈaircraftplural ˈaircraft noun
any of several types of machine for flying in the air. Enemy aircraft have been sighted.
aircraft carrier
a ship which carries aircraft and which aircraft can use for landing and taking off.
ˈairfield noun
an area of ground (with buildings etc) where (usually military) aircraft are kept and from which they fly.
air force
the part of the armed services which uses aircraft. the army, navy and air force.
ˈair-gun noun
a gun that is worked by air under pressure.
air hostess
a young woman who looks after passengers in an aircraft.
air letter
a letter sent by airmail.
ˈairlift noun
an operation to move cargo or people, carried out by air.
ˈairline noun
(a company that owns) a regular air transport service. Which airline are you travelling by?
ˈairliner noun
a (usually large) aircraft for carrying passengers.
ˈair-lock noun
a bubble in a pipe which prevents liquid from flowing along it.
ˈairmail noun
a system of carrying mail by air. Send this parcel by airmail; (also adjective) an airmail letter.
ˈairman noun
a member of an air force.
ˈair pollution noun
Air pollution is caused by smoke, toxic gases etc.
ˈairplane noun
(American) an aeroplane.
ˈairport noun
a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.
ˈair-pump noun
a pump for forcing air in or out of something.
ˈair-raid noun
an attack by aircraft.
ˈairship noun
an aircraft that is lighter than air and can be steered etc.
ˈairtight adjective
(of a container etc) into or through which air cannot pass. an airtight seal on a bottle.
ˈairway noun
a regular course followed by aircraft.
on the air
broadcasting (regularly) on radio or television.
put on airs / give oneself airs
to behave as if one is better or more important than others. She gives herself such airs that everyone dislikes her.

airport

مَطَار letiště lufthavn Flughafen αεροδρόμιο aeropuerto lentokenttä aéroport zračna luka aeroporto 空港 공항 vliegveld flyplass lotnisko aeroporto аэропорт flygplats สนามบิน hava alanı sân bay 机场
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