The Alternative English Dictionary: airship

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airship {{wikipedia}}
noun: {{en-noun}}
  1. A lighter-than-air aircraft that can be propel forward through the air as well as steer. Airships are posited to be cheaper to operate over time than fixed-wing aircraft, but as there are no large fleets, this is hard to prove in practice.
  2. (informal) Any aircraft. On weekends, I liked to spend my time at the airport watching the various airships take off and land.

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