Meaning of AIRFIELD in English

AIRFIELD

noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADJECTIVE

military

We saw the big white bird bank over the town, and then land at the new military airfield .

She would leave for the Potsdam military airfield on Saturday morning.

■ VERB

take

But it was unlucky 13 when he took off from an airfield in Yorkshire in a Halifax bomber.

Among the more unusual jobs Amelia took on at the airfield was decorating the public rooms.

Its number was 4224 painted white underneath, and it was taken to Marshall's airfield at Cambridge to be assembled.

Male speaker I took off from an airfield near Stroud and flew to Basingstoke.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

A few days later a 69 Squadron Maryland approached the airfield , looking for all the world like a Ju88.

But it was unlucky 13 when he took off from an airfield in Yorkshire in a Halifax bomber.

During 9 March numerous single aircraft appeared overhead to strafe Takali airfield .

Graf von Kageneck is helped into his parachute harness by his ground crew on a Sicilian airfield in May 1941.

That burst finally convinced somebody in airfield defence.

The result in the vote against the development and for the retention of the airfield was unanimous.

Trying to exit the airfield after the show ended resulted in large queues of vehicles all trying to get out of one gate.

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