landing field


landing field
noun
a place where planes take off and land
Syn: ↑airfield, ↑flying field, ↑field
Hypernyms: ↑facility, ↑installation
Hyponyms:
Part Holonyms: ↑transportation system, ↑transportation, ↑transit
Part Meronyms: ↑apron, ↑runway, ↑taxiway, ↑taxi strip, ↑flight line

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noun
: an area of land prepared for the landing and takeoff of airplanes

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an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft.
[1920-25]

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landing field noun
A field that allows aircraft to land and take off safely
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Main Entry:land

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landing field,
a field large enough and smooth enough for airplanes to land on and take off from safely.

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noun, pl ⋯ fields [count]
: a field where aircraft land and take off :airfield

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

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

  • landing field — n. a field provided with a smooth surface to enable airplanes to land and take off easily …   English World dictionary

  • landing field — landing runway, level strip of land where airplanes or helicopters land …   English contemporary dictionary

  • landing field — land′ing field n. aer. an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft • Etymology: 1920–25 …   From formal English to slang

  • landing field — an area of land large and smooth enough for the landing and takeoff of aircraft. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • landing field — noun (C) a landing strip …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • landing field — /ˈlændɪŋ fild/ (say landing feeld) noun an area of land, cleared to allow aircraft to take off and land …   Australian English dictionary

  • landing field — See landing area …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • landing field — noun Date: circa 1920 a field where aircraft may land and take off …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • landing field — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. airfield, flying field, airstrip; see airport …   English dictionary for students