airstrip

airstrip

[air-strip]
noun
1.
a small landing field having only one runway.
2.
a temporary or auxiliary aircraft runway.

Origin:
1940–45; air1 + strip2

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airstrip (ˈɛəˌstrɪp)
 
n
Also called: landing strip a cleared area for the landing and taking off of aircraft; runway

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