hardstand

noun

hard·​stand ˈhärd-ˌstand How to pronounce hardstand (audio)
: a paved area for parking an airplane

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The pad had a 390-foot-by-325-foot reinforced concrete hardstand standing 48 feet above sea level. Clifton Leaf, Fortune, 2 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1944, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of hardstand was in 1944

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Cite this Entry

“Hardstand.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hardstand. Accessed 29 Jan. 2023.

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