nonrigid

[ non-rij-id ]
/ nɒnˈrɪdʒ ɪd /

adjective

not rigid.
designating a type of airship having a flexible gas container without a supporting structure and held in shape only by the pressure of the gas within.

Nearby words

  1. nonrestrictive clause,
  2. nonreturn,
  3. nonreturn valve,
  4. nonreturnable,
  5. nonrhotic,
  6. nonscheduled,
  7. nonscientific,
  8. nonsecretor,
  9. nonsectarian,
  10. nonselective

Origin of nonrigid

First recorded in 1905–10; non- + rigid

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British Dictionary definitions for nonrigid

nonrigid

/ (nɒnˈrɪdʒɪd) /

adjective

not rigid; flexible
(of the gas envelope of an airship) flexible and held in shape only by the internal gas pressure
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