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groundside

[ ground-sahyd ]
/ ˈgraʊndˌsaɪd /
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noun
the part of an airport not used for aircraft takeoffs and landings.
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How to use groundside in a sentence

  • At that point, the ship was officially groundside, and the Naipor was in the hands of the ground officers.

    But, I Don't Think|Gordon Randall Garrett
  • Then he went groundside and got drunk on Hochar Brandy, Orne's favorite drink.

    Operation Haystack|Frank Patrick Herbert
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