Verb airship Definition and Examples


Verb:

airship

Definition as verb:

To transport goods by aircraft.

More definition:


1.a self-propelled, lighter-than-air aircraft with means of controlling the direction of flight; dirigible.

1.to send or ship via aircraft, to air-ship machine parts overseas.

1. a lighter-than-air self-propelled craft Also called dirigible, zeppelin Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollinsPublishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012 Cite This Source
also air-ship, 1888, translating German Luftschiff "motor-driver dirigible;" see air (n.1) + ship (n.).

Examples:

The theory preceding is of practical application in the vestigation of the stability of the axial motion of a submarine oat, of the elongated gas bag of an airship, or of a spinning rifled rojectile.

For the construction of airship sheds and for the manoeuvring of airships and dirigibles.

Other branches represented in Great Britain by the Royal Engineers are known in Germany by the title communication troops, and comprise railway, telegraph and airship and balloon battalions.



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