English version

landing strip

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Air
landing stripˈlanding strip noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 TTAa flat piece of ground that has been prepared for aircraft to use syn airstrip
Examples from the Corpus
landing stripThe east shore of the bay had no airport landing strip, no railhead, no long-distance bus terminal.In December 1991 he often visited a nearby farm landing strip and talked to microlight owners and examined their aircraft.She adjusts her hat, a round bush hat, and walks towards the makeshift landing strip.At Dungavel House, where the Duke of Hamilton had his residence, there was a private landing strip.It is obvious that it will miss the landing strip and arrive wing first.He has overshot the landing strip again.The landing strip had been described to me in some detail.The landing strip was closed about 1930.
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