meaning of airship

airship meaning in General Dictionary

a steerable self-propelled light than air aircraft

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  • a steerable self-propelled plane

airship meaning in Etymology Dictionary

in addition air-ship, 1888, translating German Luftschiff "motor-driver dirigible;" see environment (n.1) + ship (n.).

Sentence Examples with the word airship

The airship factory is situated on Walney which is connected with the mainland by a bridge with an opening span of 120 ft.

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