airstrip

[ air-strip ]
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noun
  1. a small landing field having only one runway.

  2. a temporary or auxiliary aircraft runway.

Origin of airstrip

1
First recorded in 1940–45; air1 + strip2

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British Dictionary definitions for airstrip

airstrip

/ (ˈɛəˌstrɪp) /


noun
  1. a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway: Also called: landing strip

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