airfield

[ air-feeld ]
/ ˈɛərˌfild /

noun

a level area, usually equipped with hard-surfaced runways, on which airplanes take off and land.

Nearby words

  1. airdrop,
  2. aire,
  3. airedale,
  4. airedale terrier,
  5. airfare,
  6. airflow,
  7. airfoil,
  8. airframe,
  9. airfreight,
  10. airglow

Origin of airfield

First recorded in 1930–35; air1 + field

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British Dictionary definitions for airfield

airfield

/ (ˈɛəˌfiːld) /

noun

a landing and taking-off area for aircraft, usually with permanent buildings
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