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1dirigible

adjective di·ri·gi·ble \ˈdir-ə-jə-bəl, də-ˈri-jə-\

Definition of DIRIGIBLE

:  capable of being steered

Origin of DIRIGIBLE

Latin dirigere
First Known Use: 1581

2dirigible

noun

Definition of DIRIGIBLE

:  airship

Origin of DIRIGIBLE

dirigible (balloon)
First Known Use: 1885

Other Aeronautics/Aerospace Terms

airway, apron, corridor, fishtail, flat-hat, vector

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