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Synonyms for airship

zeppelin

Synonyms for airship

a steerable self-propelled aircraft

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"Airship? Pah!" retorted the little man, scornfully.
"It wouldn't do at all, you know, for the Emerald City to become a way-station on an airship line."
"I'm working out a magic recipe to fuddle men's brains, so they'll never make an airship that will go where they want it to go," the Wizard confided to her.
These German airships were held together by rib-like skeletons of steel and aluminium and a stout inelastic canvas outer-skin, within which was an impervious rubber gas-bag, cut up by transverse dissepiments into from fifty to a hundred compartments.
And high up in the blue he would have beheld a tiny dot of black, which, because of its orderly evolutions, he would have identified as an airship. From this airship, as it curved its flight back and forth over the city, fell missiles--strange, harmless missiles, tubes of fragile glass that shattered into thousands of fragments on the streets and house- tops.
"I've been too busy on that new airship stabilizer dad gave me an idea for.
While I'm not too well versed in the savethe-planet benefits of steam cars, there was a particular reason my dad had a lifelong love of airships, having been born and brought up at Bedford, close to the massive airship hangars at Cardington which still stand.
[USPRwire, Mon Dec 24 2018] The expanding database of Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) has been recently updated by the addition of a new study which is titled as " Global Airships Market Study Offering Deep Insight Related to Growth Trends until 2024 ".
Airships are used in homeland security, defense, telecommunications and other vertical markets.
Zhang's institute has designed a number of manned and unmanned airships since the mid-1980s.
Airships have become one of the best rides for travelers, but only few know about it.
The last vestiges of humanity survive by orbiting the globe in aging airships, most of which have since plummeted to doom on the surface.
A hybrid air vehicle, the "flying bum" is designed to use less fuel than planes while possessing the capacity to carry a heavier load than regular airships.