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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The group also had 40 additional airborne members who were taxied onto the landing strip by a C-17 Globemaster III in order to provide further support to the mission following the initial wave of troops.
The amount of asphalt used to pave the new landing strip was about the same amount used to pave a 56-mile-long two-lane highway.
The plane circles, getting into the proper position for its approach to the landing strip.
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.
Lit from below, Green Light Pavilion is an urban intervention visible from above, like a landing strip.
For the next three hours, private planes were forced to share the airport's main runway - the facility's only other landing strip - with larger commercial aircraft.
In December 2004, leaders of the 62d Engineer Battalion (Heavy) began coordinating with the Department of Public Works and the United States Air Force to make improvements to a landing strip--called Landing Strip Hammer--at Fort Hood, Texas.
The landing strip at Rhoose is the longest of any commercial airport west of London and south of Manchester.
The Polonia airport which occupies a land plot of 144 hectares with a landing strip of 2,900 x 45 meters is considered no adequate to accommodate growing traffic.
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.
Whether apocryphal or not, the lore of the videogame industry includes the report that there's a landing strip in the southwestern U.
The happy scene was repeated again and again across a cold, rain-lashed landing strip at RAF Lossiemouth yesterday.