Definition of airship
: a lighter-than-air aircraft having propulsion and steering systems
Recent Examples of airship from the Web
Players won't get booted from a world after meeting its prime objective, which in Odyssey involves collecting tokens called Power Moons that fuel Mario's airship.
The future, we are told, is being sketched out in boardrooms in Palo Alto and built in airship hangars outside Mountain View.
Spectators and players at Erin Hills watched as the airship collapsed and sank to the ground not far from the course on a sunny, breezy morning Thursday.
The other zones on offer have appeared at other press events, including a Sonic and Knuckles return (the Flying Battery airship) and two brand-new designs.
When completed, the airship will become the world's largest aircraft at about 650 feet long, although its payload is not known, according to the Guardian.
Dr. Ben Carson, U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has lived in West Palm Beach Goodyear has one of its three U.S. airship bases in Pompano Beach.
Last month, Bloomberg reported that Brin was building an airship at the NASA Ames Research Center in Mountain View, Calif., the same city, where Google's parent company, Alphabet, is based.
The airship could also be used for regular cargo deliveries to these regions.
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First Known Use of airship
AIRSHIP Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of airship for English Language Learners
: a very large aircraft that does not have wings but that has a body filled with gas so that it floats and that is driven through the air by engines
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Definition of airship for Students
: an aircraft lighter than air that is kept in the air by one or more compartments filled with gas and that has an engine and steering
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