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airstrip

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noun air·strip \-ˌstrip\

Simple Definition of airstrip

  • : an area of land that is used as a runway for airplanes to take off and land

Full Definition of airstrip

  1. :  a runway without normal air base or airport facilities


AIRSTRIP Defined for Kids

airstrip

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noun air·strip \ˈer-ˌstrip\

Definition of airstrip

  1. :  a runway without places (as hangars) for the repair of aircraft or shelter of passengers or cargo




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