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Definition of "flying field" [flying field]

  • A graded field on which airplanes may land and take off. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "flying field" in a sentence
  • "She was alive, yet still earth-bound as she taxied slowly to the extremity of the flying field and headed into the wind, her nose slanting into the air and her pilot seated in his strange new office atop her graceful wings, the leading edge straight, the trailing edge tapering to a rounded tip."
  • "Meanwhile the ambulance had bumped off the flying field onto the lower road and had passed the main entrance gates of Caesar’s Court."
  • "It was Laminoff who insisted that the flying field must be made a customs port."