Definitions for AIRPORTˈɛərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

air•portˈɛərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt(n.)

  1. a facility for the landing, takeoff, shelter, supply, and repair of aircraft, esp. one used for transporting passengers and cargo at regularly scheduled times.

    Category: Transportation

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. airport, airdrome, aerodrome, drome(noun)

    an airfield equipped with control tower and hangars as well as accommodations for passengers and cargo

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. airport(noun)ˈɛərˌpɔrt, -ˌpoʊrt

    a place where airplanes take off and land


  1. airport(Noun)

    An airfield (a place where airplanes can take off and land), including one or more runways and one or more passenger terminals.

  2. Origin: air + port


  1. AirPort

    AirPort is the name given to a series of Apple products using the protocols. These products comprise a number of wireless routers and wireless cards. The AirPort Extreme name was originally intended to signify the addition of the 802.11g protocol to these products. In Japan, the line of products is marketed under the brand AirMac due to previous registration by I-O Data.

Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms

  1. airport

    See airfield.

British National Corpus

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    Rank popularity for the word 'AIRPORT' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3455

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    Rank popularity for the word 'AIRPORT' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2900

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'AIRPORT' in Nouns Frequency: #1304

Translations for AIRPORT

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a place where passenger aircraft arrive and depart, with buildings for customs, waiting-rooms etc.

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