airplane splint air·plane splint (âr’plān’)
A splint that holds the arm in abduction at about shoulder level with the forearm midway in flexion.
a tract of land or water with facilities for the landing, takeoff, shelter, supply, and repair of aircraft, especially one used for receiving or discharging passengers and cargo at regularly scheduled times. a porthole designed to be opened to the outside air. Contemporary Examples Kate changed in the airport, into a (windproof) pair of jeans […]
- Airport book
noun any book, often lengthy fiction, bought in an airport for the purposes of in-flight and trip reading; also called airport novel , [airport fiction] Examples Airport books are seen as essentially disposable; suitable for a long flight or trip but then discarded afterwards. Word Origin from the point-of-purchase buying of books at the airport
- Airport code
a three-letter abbreviation of the names of the world’s major airports, used especially as an identifier for routing baggage.
- Airport fiction
noun See airport book