hardstand
noun Date: 1944 a paved area for parking an airplane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hardstand — ☆ hardstand [härd′stand΄ ] n. a paved area for parking aircraft or other vehicles …   English World dictionary

  • hardstand — 1. A paved or stabilized area where vehicles are parked. 2. Open ground area having a prepared surface and used for the storage of materiel …   Military dictionary

  • hardstand — /hahrd stand /, n. a hard surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked. Also, hardstanding /hahrd stan ding/. [1955 60; HARD + STAND] * * * …   Universalium

  • hardstand — noun /ˈhɑː(ɹ)dˌstænd/ Open ground, having a hard surface, used for the storage of material or the parking of vehicles Syn: hardstanding …   Wiktionary

  • hardstand — n. solid surface on which airplanes or heavy vehicles can be parked …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hardstand — hard•stand [[t]ˈhɑrdˌstænd[/t]] also hard′stand ing n. civ a hard surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked • Etymology: 1955–60 …   From formal English to slang

  • hardstand — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ noun also hardstanding ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ : a hard surfaced area (as at an airfield) for parking an airplane * * * /hahrd stand /, n. a hard surfaced area on which heavy vehicles or airplanes can be parked. Also, hardstanding /hahrd stan… …   Useful english dictionary

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