landing strip
noun Date: 1930 airstrip

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • landing strip — land ing strip , n. (Aeronautics) A runway at an airport, at which airplanes land[3]; the long smooth surface used for takeoff or landing[4]. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • landing strip — landing strips N COUNT A landing strip is a long flat piece of land from which aircraft can take off and land, especially one used only by private or military aircraft …   English dictionary

  • landing strip — landing field, landing strip *airport, airdrome, airfield, airstrip, flying field …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • landing strip — n a flat piece of ground that has been prepared for aircraft to use = ↑airstrip …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing strip — landing ,strip noun count a long narrow piece of ground where planes land and TAKE OFF (=leave the ground) …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • landing strip — n. AIRSTRIP …   English World dictionary

  • Landing strip — A landing strip is a type of hairstyle.For women, a landing strip typically refers to a cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle. The landing strip may start from… …   Wikipedia

  • landing strip — noun an airfield without normal airport facilities • Syn: ↑airstrip, ↑flight strip, ↑strip • Hypernyms: ↑airfield, ↑landing field, ↑flying field, ↑field …   Useful english dictionary

  • landing strip — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms landing strip : singular landing strip plural landing strips a long narrow piece of ground where planes land and take off (= leave the ground) …   English dictionary

  • landing strip — /ˈlændɪŋ strɪp/ (say landing strip) noun 1. an area of flat land used by aeroplanes for landing and taking off and having only rudimentary facilities, or none at all, for servicing and passenger handling. 2. Colloquial a small strip of pubic hair …   Australian English dictionary

  • landing strip — A term formerly used to designate either the graded area upon which the runway was symmetrically located or the graded area suitable for the takeoff and landing of airplanes where a paved runway was not provided …   Aviation dictionary

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