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AIRPORT

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does airport mean? 

AIRPORT (noun)
  The noun AIRPORT has 1 sense:

1. an airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo

  Familiarity information: AIRPORT used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


AIRPORT (noun)


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Meaning:

An airfield equipped with control tower and hangers as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

aerodrome; airdrome; airport; drome

Hypernyms ("airport" is a kind of...):

airfield; field; flying field; landing field (a place where planes take off and land)

Meronyms (parts of "airport"):

airdock; hangar; repair shed (a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained)

air terminal; airport terminal (a terminal that serves air travelers or air freight)

control tower (a tower with an elevated workspace enclosed in glass for the visual observation of aircraft around an airport)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "airport"):

heliport (an airport for helicopters)

Instance hyponyms:

Kennedy; Kennedy International Airport; Kennedy Interrnational (a large airport on Long Island east of New York City)


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