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air-ship

[air-ship] /ˈɛərˌʃɪp/
verb (used with object), air-shipped, air-shipping.
1.
to send or ship via aircraft:
to air-ship machine parts overseas.
Origin of air-ship
1950-1955
First recorded in 1950-1955
Related forms
air-shippable, adjective
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  • One time it was night and we could only hear, but not see the air-ship.

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    Herbert Wes McBride
  • For a time the air-ship and the object of their voyage was discussed.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • The navigators of our air-ship have the power to raise and lower at pleasure.

    Doctor Jones' Picnic S. E. Chapman
  • But a gull is an air-ship that can sink whenever it chooses.

  • In reality I was building an air-ship to fit my little tricycle motor.

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  • This is one of the reasons why it is so difficult to estimate the speed of an air-ship.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • The air-ship never leaves its medium—the air—in which it only swings.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • I needed a building for the housing of my air-ship between trips.

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  • I foresaw that I was going into air-ship construction as a sort of life work.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont
  • At the stern of this air-ship keel I again established my propeller.

    My Airships Alberto Santos-Dumont

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