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zep·pe·lin

also Zep·pe·lin  (zĕp′ə-lĭn)
n.
A rigid airship having a long cylindrical body supported by internal gas cells.

[After Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin.]
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zeppelin

(ˈzɛpəlɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) (sometimes capital) a large cylindrical rigid airship built from 1900 to carry passengers, and used in World War I for bombing and reconnaissance
[C20: named after Count von Zeppelin]

Zeppelin

(German ˈtsɛpəliːn)
n
(Biography) Count Ferdinand von (ˈfɛrdinant fɔn). 1838–1917, German aeronautical pioneer, who designed and manufactured airships (zeppelins)
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zep•pe•lin

(ˈzɛp ə lɪn)

n.
(often cap.) a large, rigid airship consisting of a long cylindrical covered framework, suspended from which is a compartment holding the engines, passengers, etc.
[1900; after Count von Zeppelin]

Zep•pe•lin

(ˈzɛp ə lɪn)

n.
Count Ferdinand von, 1838–1917, German general and manufacturer of the zeppelin.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.zeppelin - German inventor who designed and built the first rigid motorized dirigible (1838-1917)Zeppelin - German inventor who designed and built the first rigid motorized dirigible (1838-1917)
2.zeppelin - a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombszeppelin - a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs
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Translations

zeppelin

[ˈzeplɪn] Nzepelín m
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zeppelin

nZeppelin m
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zeppelin

[ˈzɛplɪn] nzeppelin m inv
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