noun, Aeronautics. 1. a small landing field with short runways and facilities for servicing airplanes on a lesser scale than an airport. noun 1. a small airport; an airfield
noun 1. a legendary Dutch ghost ship supposed to be seen at sea, especially near the Cape of Good Hope. 2. the captain of this ship, supposed to have been condemned to sail the sea, beating against the wind, until the Day of Judgment. noun 1. (legend) 2. a type of dinghy, designed to be […]
noun 1. any fish of the family Exocoetidae, having stiff and greatly enlarged pectoral fins enabling it to glide considerable distances through the air after leaping from the water. 2. (initial capital letters) Astronomy. the constellation Volans. noun 1. any marine teleost fish of the family Exocoetidae, common in warm and tropical seas, having enlarged […]
noun 1. a heavy bomber, the B-17, with four radial piston engines, widely used over Europe and the Mediterranean by the U.S. Air Force in World War II.