landing strip


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landing strip

1. Literally, a long flat stretch of land used by winged aircraft to land after flight. The flight had to circle the airport for nearly 30 minutes as debris was cleared from the landing strip.
2. slang Pubic hair, especially a woman's, that has been shaved or waxed into a single vertical line directly above the vulva.
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Noble said the only work left to complete on the runway project involves integration of lighting systems now serving the separate landing strips, and installation of additional navigational aids.
The entire landing strip (including the runway, taxiway, and two turnarounds) was within 6 inches of the final grade.
By the end of the exercise, approximately 1,000 airborne forces had jumped onto the battlefield and secured key positions, like the landing strip.
Appearing initially over the northeastern horizon as a white speck glinting in the fading sunlight, Discovery descended quickly to the base s main landing strip, touching down with a puff of smoke as the rear wheels made contact with the runway at a speed of 250 miles per hour (402 kph).
The plane circles, getting into the proper position for its approach to the landing strip.
The aircraft reportedly attempted to land in heavy fog in Samara, Russia and landed short of the runway, scraping along the landing strip and finally overturning.
The flight, operated by Zero Gravity Corporation, a Fort Lauderdalebased space tourism and entertainment company, will take off and return to a landing strip at the Kennedy Space Centre.
There is a small landing strip at the farm and this was the intended destination of the pilot, who escaped with minor injuries.
4, Suzy Hayes took off in their Cessna 182 from a small landing strip in Shelter Cove, site of their vacation property.
In combination, both actions groom a well-packed trail four times harder than a standard drag in order to make a road or landing strip for airplanes.
LANDING STRIP can touch down for victory at Brighton tomorrow on an afternoon when the abandonment of Ludlow has left just two meetings, with the second one taking place at Haydock.
Much of this devastation was caused by the Brazilian military that, before his first visit, had built a small landing strip to accommodate small planes near the Yanomami village of Surucucu.
The happy scene was repeated again and again across a cold, rain-lashed landing strip at RAF Lossiemouth yesterday.
At the dirt landing strip where we arrived in Somalia, we were met by Faisal Ahmed Abdulle, a 32-year-old translator from the Shamo Hotel.
Bulldozers also ripped up the landing strip of the Palestinian airport.