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noun air·speed \-ˌspēd\

Definition of airspeed

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

1909

First Known Use of airspeed

1909


AIRSPEED Defined for English Language Learners

airspeed

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noun air·speed \-ˌspēd\

Definition of airspeed for English Language Learners

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


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