airdrome

airdrome
noun Etymology: alteration of aerodrome Date: 1917 airport

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • airdrome — air drome n. 1. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo. Syn: airport, aerodrome [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • airdrome — ☆ airdrome [er′drōm΄ ] n. [ AIR + DROME] 1. the physical facilities of an air base, excluding personnel 2. an airport; aerodrome …   English World dictionary

  • airdrome — noun A location where aircraft are operated. Usually with a runway and maintenance facilities. They landed at the airdrome. Syn: airport, landing field, aerodrome …   Wiktionary

  • airdrome — [[t]e͟ə(r)droʊm[/t]] airdromes N COUNT An airdrome is a place or area where small aircraft can land and take off. [AM] Syn: airfield (in BRIT, use aerodrome) …   English dictionary

  • airdrome — /air drohm /, n. a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport. Also, esp. Brit., aerodrome. [1915 20; AIR1 + DROME] * * * …   Universalium

  • airdrome — air·drome || eÉ™drəʊm n. airport, place used by planes for takeoff and landing …   English contemporary dictionary

  • airdrome — noun US term for aerodrome …   English new terms dictionary

  • airdrome — air·drome …   English syllables

  • airdrome — air•drome [[t]ˈɛərˌdroʊm[/t]] n. aer. trs brit. a landing field for airplanes that has extensive buildings, equipment, shelters, etc.; airport • Etymology: 1915–20 …   From formal English to slang

  • airdrome — /ˈɛədroʊm/ (say airdrohm) noun Chiefly US → aerodrome …   Australian English dictionary

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