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  1. "Airships" is a book by Sam Witt.
    • also known as "Airships (BAS1009)"
    • subject: Games
  2. "Airships" is a book by Barry Hannah.


Airships a.k.a. Airship: An airship or dirigible is a type of aerostat or lighter-than-air aircraft which can navigate through the air under its own power. Aerostats gain their lift from large gas bags filled with a lifting gas that is less dense than the surrounding air.

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Google previewHow to Read the Solar System: A Guide to the Stars and Planets (2015)

by Paul Abel, Brian May

Our ability tobuild interplanetary airships is a little wayoff, however,so for nowwe're stuckgazing atVenus ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia of sport & games (1911)

by Henry Charles Howard Suffolk and Berkshire (Earl of), Hedley Peek, Frederick George Aflalo

When both sides adopt airships, a new phase of warfare will be observable, since it will be highly ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Military Technology and Innovation (2004)

by Stephen Bull

Though the German machines were deservedly the best-known military airships, they were by no means unique. Count Almerigo da Schio's Italian airship appeared in 1905. In Britain, balloon maker Stanley Spencer produced an experimental ...

Google previewWorld War II: the Encyclopedia of the War Years, 1941-1945 (2012)

by Norman Polmar, Thomas B. Allen

Army and Navy agreement in 1921 left the Army Air Service responsible for coastal patrol with blimps or nonrigid airships while ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the United States Navy (2011)

by Patricia M. Kearns

Navy's Pioneering Large Rigid Airships. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis, Md.: Air Show Publishers, 1973. —. Sky Ship: The Akron Era. Famous Airships Series. Annapolis, Md.: Air Show Publishers, 1976. Johnson, Brian. Fly Navy: The ...

Google previewDictionary of the First World War (2007)

by Stephen Pope, Elizabeth-Anne Wheal

Airships Powered lighterthanair craft,as distinct from aeroplanes or BALLOONS, had been in military use sincethe 1880s. Pioneered in France, they were most enthusiastically developed in Germany, where large, rigid vessels were making ...

Google previewThe Mammoth Encyclopedia of Extraterrestrial Encounters (2012)

by Ronald Story

The airships were generally described as cigarshaped, apparently metallic, with wings, propellers, fins,and other appendages. At night, they appeared to be brilliant lights, with dark superstructures sometimesvisible behind thelights. Skeptics ...

Google previewNew International Encyclopedia (1916)

The latter contains only the airships recognized by the French as having any military value. The tables giving the published state of affairs as it existed early in 1914 just before the war are taken from Rasch and Hor- mel's Taschenhwh der ...

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Scrabble value of A1I1R1S1H4I1P3S1

The value of this 8-letter word is 13 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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