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AIRSHIP

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does airship mean? 

AIRSHIP (noun)
  The noun AIRSHIP has 1 sense:

1. a steerable self-propelled airship

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


 Dictionary entry details 


AIRSHIP (noun)


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Meaning:

A steerable self-propelled airship

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

airship; dirigible

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

lighter-than-air craft (aircraft supported by its own buoyancy)

Meronyms (parts of "airship"):

car; gondola (the compartment that is suspended from an airship and that carries personnel and the cargo and the power plant)

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

barrage balloon (an elongated tethered balloon or blimp with cables or net suspended from it to deter enemy planes that are flying low)

blimp; sausage; sausage balloon (a small nonrigid airship used for observation or as a barrage balloon)

Instance hyponyms:

Graf Zeppelin; zeppelin (a large rigid dirigible designed to carry passengers or bombs)


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