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air·ship

 (âr′shĭp′)
n.
A self-propelled lighter-than-air craft with directional control surfaces. Also called dirigible.
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airship

(ˈɛəˌʃɪp)
n
(Aeronautics) a lighter-than-air self-propelled craft. Also called: dirigible or zeppelin
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air•ship

(ˈɛərˌʃɪp)

n.
a self-propelled, lighter-than-air craft with means of controlling the direction of flight; dirigible.
[1810–20]

air′-ship`



v.t. -shipped, -ship•ping.
to send or ship via aircraft: to air-ship machine parts.
[1950–1955]
air′-ship`pa•ble, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.airship - a steerable self-propelled aircraftairship - a steerable self-propelled aircraft
barrage balloon - an elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low
sausage balloon, blimp, sausage - a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon
car, gondola - the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant
lighter-than-air craft - aircraft supported by its own buoyancy
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airship

noun zeppelin, blimp, dirigible The British airship R101 crashed in France, killing 48 passengers.
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Translations
مِنْطَاد ذو مُحَرِّك
vzducholoď
luftskib
ilma-alusilmalaiva
léghajó
loftfar, loftskip
航空機飛行船
vzducholoď
hava gemisizeplin

airship

[ˈɛəʃɪp] Naeronave f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

airship

[ˈɛərʃɪp] ndirigeable mair show airshow [ˈɛərʃəʊ] n
(= display) → meeting m aérien
(= trade exhibition) → salon m de l'aéronautique
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airship

[ˈɛəˌʃɪp] ndirigibile m, aeronave f
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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.
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Following the battle with the air ships, the community remained within the city for several days, abandoning the homeward march until they could feel reasonably assured that the ships would not return; for to be caught on the open plains with a cavalcade of chariots and children was far from the desire of even so warlike a people as the green Martians.
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However air ship construction finished after the Hindenburg R101 disaster of 1937.
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The craft it is all centred on is SpaceShip Two, based on the historic SpaceShip One craft designed by American aeronautics engineer Burt Rutan, which became the first privately-funded air ship to carry a person into space and safely back to earth in 2004.
European confidence was as high as the air ship which hangs constantly over The Country Club in Brookline following their shock 6-2 massacre of the United States on the first day of battle.
They could plainly discern the gas bag and the rope rigging of the air ship. It was equipped with a powerful search light and red and green lights below.
We establish temporary land shipping routes to support material delivery to carrier onboard deliver}' hubs, and coordinate temporary air routes with the Navy Aviation Logistics Office to air ship bulk materials to locations with no bulk receiving and storage capabilities.