UK [ˈeə(r)ˌstrɪp] / US [ˈerˌstrɪp] noun [countable]
Word forms "airstrip":
singular airstrip plural airstrips
a long narrow piece of land that can be used by planes for landing and leaving the ground

English dictionary. 2014.

Игры ⚽ Нужно решить контрольную?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • airstrip — air strip n. 1. 1 an airfield without normal airport facilities. Syn: flight strip, landing strip, strip [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airstrip — ► NOUN ▪ a strip of ground for the take off and landing of aircraft …   English terms dictionary

  • airstrip — [er′strip΄] n. a hard surfaced area, as at an airhead, adapted for use as a temporary airplane runway …   English World dictionary

  • airstrip — [[t]e͟ə(r)strɪp[/t]] airstrips N COUNT An airstrip is a stretch of land which has been cleared so that aircraft can take off and land. We landed on a grass airstrip, fifteen minutes after leaving Mahe …   English dictionary

  • airstrip — noun An aircraft landing field, usually with only one runway and basic facilities. The outfitter deposited us at a small airstrip out in the bush, promising to pick us up again in a weeks time …   Wiktionary

  • airstrip — /ˈɛəstrɪp / (say airstrip) noun a runway, especially a single runway forming a landing ground in a remote place …  

  • AirStrip Technologies — (Formerly MP4 Solutions ) is a software development company located in San Antonio, Texas, USA. Their flagship product is AirStrip OB which provides obstetricians and nurse midwives with the ability to view fetal monitoring waveforms in real time …   Wikipedia

  • Airstrip One — is the name of the province of Oceania that covers the British Isles in George Orwell s futuristic dystopian novel Nineteen Eighty Four . It is the home of the main characters of the book, including its protagonist, Winston Smith.Even the names… …   Wikipedia

  • airstrip — noun Date: 1942 a runway without normal air base or airport facilities …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • airstrip — /air strip /, n. 1. a small landing field having only one runway. 2. a temporary or auxiliary aircraft runway. [1940 45; AIR1 + STRIP2] * * * …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”