airship

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noun air·ship \-ˌship\

Definition of airship

  1. :  a lighter-than-air aircraft having propulsion and steering systems

1826

First Known Use of airship

1826


AIRSHIP Defined for English Language Learners

airship

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noun air·ship \-ˌship\

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


AIRSHIP Defined for Kids

airship

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noun air·ship \ˈer-ˌship\

Definition of airship for Students

  1. :  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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