Definition of 'airstrip'
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Or could they have piloted it to a remote airstrip and took the passengers hostage? The Sun (2014)The few hundred Cubans building the airstrip were not trained combat troops. Peril and Promise: A Commentary on America (1990)With only a tiny airstrip, many people come by boat from nearby islands. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It landed on a tiny airstrip in the forest, skimming the trees as we came down. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A small airstrip and a field hospital had been built. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)A grass airstrip lay at the centre of the village. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It is a long walk from where the ship berths past an airstrip to a tiny collection of buildings that include the local museum and adjacent café. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Near a dirt airstrip to the north-east of the city, the battalion adopted its attack formation. BLACK KNIGHTS: On the Bloody Road to Baghdad (2003)That is, we needed to build an airstrip, as soon as possible. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)I was very much in favour of building the airstrip, because it would take the pressure off my carriers. ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)One day, I was collecting a guest from the dirt airstrip. Times, Sunday Times (2006)
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Translations for 'airstrip'
British English: airstrip NOUN
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.
- American English: airstrip
- Brazilian Portuguese: pista de pouso
- Chinese: 飞机跑道
- European Spanish: pista de aterrizaje
- French: piste d'atterrissage
- German: Start-und Lande-Bahn
- Italian: pista d'atterraggio
- Japanese: 仮設滑走路
- Korean: >활주로 간이
- European Portuguese: pista de aterragem
- Spanish: pista de aterrizaje
Definition of airstrip from the Collins English Dictionary
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