Definition of Landing strip

1. Noun. An airfield without normal airport facilities.

Exact synonyms: Airstrip, Flight Strip, Strip
Generic synonyms: Airfield, Field, Flying Field, Landing Field
Specialized synonyms: Flare Path
Terms within: Runway

Definition of Landing strip

1. Noun. (aviation) A runway for aircraft, especially one which is auxiliary or temporary. ¹

2. Noun. (idiomatic) A cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Landing Strip

landing approach
landing craft
landing deck
landing field
landing flap
landing gear
landing net
landing page
landing pages
landing party
landing place
landing ship
landing skids
landing stage
landing strips
landing vehicle tracked
landing vehicles tracked

Literary usage of Landing strip

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1. Nepal by Susanne von der Heide (2000)
"AIK: There is a landing strip for domestic flights in Bhairahawa. There is a daily direct flight to Kathmandu. US $72 one-way; flights once a week to ..."

2. Panama by Marc Rigole, Claude-Victor Langlois (2003)
"But where is the landing strip? For a moment. ... There are regular flights to the landing strip on the coast at the edge of the jungle, and from there, ..."

3. In the Shade of an Acacia Tree: Memoirs of a Health Officer in Africa, 1945-1959 by Frank L. Lambrecht (1991)
"Landing somewhat unusual, the aircraft approaching seemingly below the level of the landing strip and then has to rise so that instead of coming down to ..."

4. Panama Adventure Guide by Patricia Katzman (2004)
"And since you'll arrive at the same landing strip on Playon Chico, the airfare is the same. Room rates are $75 per person, per night, based on double ..."

5. Into the Quagmire: Human Rights and U.S. Policy in Peru by Americas Watch Committee (U.S.), Americas Watch Committee (U.S. (1991)
"The same month, near the same army base, police found a clandestine landing strip where soldiers were overseeing the loading of a drug shipment. ..."

6. Kenya by Eva Ambros (1999)
"Just past the landing strip there is a checkpoint of the Game Department, after which the road makes a left-hand turn into the Mara region. ..."

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