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Definition of the noun aerodrome
What does aerodrome mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: aerodromes
- an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo
- example: The aeroplane to Dunedin left the aerodrome promptly at eight in the morning.
- lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
- synonyms of aerodrome: airdrome / airport / drome
- more generic terms: airfield / field / flying field / landing field = a place where planes take off and land
- more specific word: heliport = an airport for helicopters
- instance: Kennedy International Airport / Kennedy International / Kennedy = a large airport on Long Island to the east of New York City
- repair shed / airdock / hangar = a large structure at an airport where aircraft can be stored and maintained
- airport terminal / air 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
- country: United States of America
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Principles, Practice and Research by Andrew Cook
The destination aerodrome is the four character ICAO location indicator (in this case, 'EDDF', Frankfurt Main), and is the third unchangeable key field of the flight plan. If no location indicator exists then the code 'ZZZZ' is used, with the name of ...
Catastrophe and Imagination (1954)
English and American Writings from 1870 to 1950 by John McCormick
Although The Aerodrome is a better novel than 1984, its basic reality is the reality of idea rather than of fictional narrative. Its validity is as great and no greater than the validity of the idea of Fascism from which it. 1Jean Genet's definition of ...
by Adam Piette, Mark Rawlinson
The Aerodrome is a particularly successful work of what has become known as 'syn~ thetic realism', defined by Peter Widdowson as a mode of writing 'in which the enormi~ ties of contemporary history are “tea tabled” by peripheral and ...
by Toby Widdicombe, James M. Morris, Andrea Kross
The Aerodrome is a peculiarly challenging allegorical novel with Kafkaesque elements, but it is an interesting antecedent to George Orwell's Nineteen Eighty- Four, which was published eight years later. AESCHYLUS (525–456 BCE).
Introduction to Flight (2016)
by CTI Reviews
A water Aerodrome is an area of open water used regularly by seaplanes for landing and taking off. The word was created by analogy with 'Hippodrome' , which was a course for horse racing and chariot racing in ancient times. Astronautics: ...
aerodrome /'earadroum/ noun (BrE): aerodromes An aerodrome is an airfield for private or military aircraft. aerodynamic / earadainamik/ adjective Aerodynamic means relating to the movement of objects through ...
International Information (2001)
Documents, Publications, and Electronic Information of International Governmental Organizations by Peter I. Hajnal
*Aerodrome is the official term used by ICAO for airport—ed. -...6» pnnaty tallo 00l"» “ Lalttuleedloltplade SIN't Q ELEVAHONS 0.
by Victoria Gaydosik
The Aerodrome features two contrasting settings, highlighting the crucial differences and quintessential weaknesses of both: The unnamed village represents traditional English agrarian life, while thenearby Aerodrome represents modernity ...
Over 7,100 terms on Airlines, Tourism, Hospitality, Cruises, Car Rentals, GDS, Geography, Climate, Ecology, Business, Customs, and Organizations Subjects by Homero E. Martinez
Aerodrome (Aeronautics): It is an almost obsolete term denoting any location from where aircraft operate. In most cases it has been replaced by ...
by Charlotte Buxton
aerodrome n. a small airfield. aerodynamics n. the science concerned with the movement of objects through the air. aerodynamic adj. aerofoil n. a curved structure, such as a wing, designed to give an aircraft lift. aeronautics n. the study or ...
by Jeffrey Wayne Vincoli
aerodrome A defined area on land or water (including any buildings, installations ...
by Geoff Simpson
“Because we lacked the speeds of the single-engine fighter aircraft, our duties were, basically, aerodrome protection, either at Bircham Newton, or as one of six aircraft on detachment at Thorney Island (near Portsmouth) or St Eval (near ...
by Edy G. Schaffer
DROME, HANGAR, AERODROME busiest O'HARE marker PYLON part APRON, TOWER, RUNWAY, LANDING FIELD paving TARMAC queue TAXIS air-raid shelter ABRI, BUNKER. DUGOUT airs, given to... VAIN ...
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Aeropuerto de Alicante-Elche
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- Punitz Aerodrome
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- Elstree aerodrome
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Video shows what aerodrome means. An airfield: Any area of land or water used for aircraft operation, regardless of facilities. An airfield used for managed ...
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