Meaning of AIRPORT in English

AIRPORT

airport 1

/air"pawrt', -pohrt'/ , n.

a tract of land or water with facilities for the landing, takeoff, shelter, supply, and repair of aircraft, esp. one used for receiving or discharging passengers and cargo at regularly scheduled times.

[ 1915-20; AIR 1 + PORT 1 , on the model of SEAPORT ]

airport 2

/air"pawrt', -pohrt'/ , n. Naut.

a porthole designed to be opened to the outside air.

[ 1780-90; AIR 1 + PORT 4 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .