Meaning of “airship” in the English Dictionary

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"airship" in British English

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airshipnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeə.ʃɪp/ us /ˈer.ʃɪp/ mainly UK US usually blimp

a large aircraft without wings, used especially in the past, consisting of a large bag filled with gas that is lighter than air and driven by engines. Passengers were carried in a structure hanging below.

(Definition of “airship” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)