airspeed

noun air·speed \ -ˌspēd \
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of airspeed

: the speed (as of an airplane) with relation to the air — compare ground speed

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1909

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Definition of airspeed for English Language Learners

  • : the speed at which an aircraft moves through the air


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