airship airship  /ˈɛr ˌʃɪp/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a steerable self-propelled aircraft

Usage(s):

  1. A new airship should be built to replace the Akron and a new training ship should also be built.
  2. It was the first new nonrigid airship Lakehurst had had in many a moon.
  3. The Navy's second airship scouting cruiser had taken the air.

News

  1. Will dirigibles make a comeback?

    Once upon a time, the airship was hailed as the future of flight: as glamorous, luxurious and fashionable as the Art Deco era which marked its heyday.
    on June 22, 2013     Source: CNN

  2. Dawn of the dirigibles: The new age of the airship?

    Once upon a time, the airship was hailed as the future of flight: as glamorous, luxurious and fashionable as the Art Deco era which marked its heyday.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Urban Airship Launches Wallet Studio, the First Cross-Platform Digital Wallet Management Solution

    Urban Airship, the global leader in mobile solutions to build relationships with connected consumers, today announced the general availability of Urban Airship Wallet Studio -- the industry's first cross-platform ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Marketwired via Yahoo! Finance

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Quotes

  1. "The only item left is to utilize the long-range microwave system, from the airship to the receive site in the south of Thailand. All of the helicopter-mounted systems have passed all the tests, and the airship is able to transmit to all the local...
    on Mar 12, 2010 By: Bing Crosby Source: Asia Sentinel

  2. "I suddenly thought it would be terrific if we ended with a giant airship battle over London," Moore remembers. "So, who would that be between? What about Fu Manchu and (Sherlock Holmes' nemesis) James Moriarty? How do we work them in .........
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Alan Moore Source: Toronto Star

  3. As he gets close to it, Banks writes: "Toward the aft of the airship, where the hull narrowed slightly, four gigantic fins emerged, a dorsal fin and fin on either side and a keel-like fin from the belly, and as Jordan flew past them he saw the...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Russell Banks Source: Montreal Gazette

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