Definition of airfield in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈerˌfēld/


An area of land set aside for the takeoff, landing, and maintenance of aircraft.
Example sentences
  • By the end of June, excluding an emergency landing strip, ten airfields had been built in the beachhead area.
  • Meanwhile the 82nd was attacking rail traffic and found two Luftwaffe airfields empty of aircraft.
  • But the pilot of the twin engine veteran aircraft went on to make a safe landing back at the airfield he had taken off from.

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Syllabification: air·field

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