Definition of airstrip in English:

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airstrip

Pronunciation: /ˈerˌstrip/

noun

A strip of ground set aside for the takeoff and landing of aircraft.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: air·strip

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