a small aircraft for passengers, cargo, and mail operated, either on a scheduled or nonscheduled basis, along short routes not serviced by large airlines.
- Air tee
. a large, T -shaped weather vane on or near an airfield. noun a large weather vane shaped like a T, located at an airfield to indicate the wind direction
a direction. to point out the way; direct; guide. Historical Examples Hae ye considered the airt ye ought now to take, for it canna be that ye’ll think of biding in this neighbourhood! Ringan Gilhaize John Galt There’s a gude and a bad side to everything; a’ the airt is to find it out. The […]
- Air terminal
noun (Brit) a building in a city from which air passengers are taken by road or rail to an airport or the terminal building of an airport a building at an airport from which air passengers depart or at which they arrive Historical Examples The corridor opened at last into a large high-domed room, much […]
preventing the entrance or escape of air or gas. having no weak points or openings of which an opponent may take advantage: an airtight contract. Contemporary Examples But the mystery unfolds over an airtight 22 minutes, not a laborious 8.5 hours. Why ‘Arrested Development’s’ Fourth Season Is a Bust: Contracts and More Marlow Stern May […]