aerodrome

Part of speech: noun

A mechanism for gliding on the air; place for testing flying- machines.

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Usage examples "aerodrome":

  1. This operation alone took three or four minutes, and all that the pilot proposed to do was to circle the aerodrome two or three times. - "The Mastery of the Air", William J. Claxton.
  2. A photograph caught his eye; a large group at his Surrey Aerodrome, young officers clustered round a bi- plane that had just landed. - "Back To Billabong", Mary Grant Bruce.
  3. I can tell you my proposition and be back at the aerodrome by the time they return. - "The Boy Aviators' Treasure Quest", Captain Wilbur Lawton (pseudonym for John Henry Goldfrap).