Definition of airstrip in English:

airstrip

Syllabification: air·strip
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌstrip
 
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noun

  • A strip of ground set aside for the takeoff and landing of aircraft.
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    • The sodden airstrip and aircraft parking areas made flying operations almost impossible.
    • The Sunday test flight was eventful, involving an airstrip landing light.
    • Accidents in 1992 and 1994 both saw small planes make forced landings near the airstrip.

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