- Noun. An airfield:.
- Noun. (obsolete) A flying machine composed of aeroplanes. An aeroplane, particularly one constructed by or according to the design of Samuel Pierpont Langley and Charles M. Manly.'''1911''', ''Aeronautics'', ''Encyclopædia Britannica'' — The term ''aeroplane'' is understood to apply to flat sustaining surfaces, but experiment indicates that arched surfaces are more efficient. S. P. Langley proposed the word ''aerodrome'', which seems the preferable term for apparatus with wing-line surfaces..