airstrip


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air·strip

 (âr′strĭp′)
n.
An aircraft runway without airport facilities.

airstrip

(ˈɛəˌstrɪp)
n
(Aeronautics) a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway. Also called: landing strip

air•strip

(ˈɛərˌstrɪp)

n.
a small landing field having only one runway.
[1940–45]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilitiesairstrip - an airfield without normal airport facilities
airfield, flying field, landing field, field - a place where planes take off and land
flare path - an airstrip outline with lights to guide an airplane pilot in landing
runway - a strip of level paved surface where planes can take off and land
Translations

airstrip

[ˈɛəstrɪp] Npista f de aterrizaje

airstrip

[ˈɛərstrɪp] npiste f d'atterrissageair terminal naérogare f

airstrip

[ˈɛəˌstrɪp] npista d'atterraggio
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