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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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airshipair‧ship /ˈeəˌʃɪp $ ˈer-/ noun [countable]  TTAa large aircraft with no wings, that has an engine and is filled with gas to make it float
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airshipYou've made your reputation building airships.But I had a feeling that there were still some interesting uses for airships if I incorporated modern technology and materials.Glamour aloft was also provided by the great airships Graf Zeppelin and Hindenburg.The great airship Graf Zeppelin cruises away from her moorings.I could see a silver helium airship over the city centre.Thirty-three died, as apparently did passenger airships.Later Binding was involved with the rigid airships R23 and R31.She slipped off the coronet, and let the airship go dead.
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