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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A paved area (as at an airfield) for parking an airplane.

Usage examples (7)
  • The weapon components completed their 6,590-mile journey from the wilds of New Mexico to the hardstand on Tinian on July 26.
  • As soon as the Cessna pulled on to the hardstand in front of the airport buildings and the pilot cut the engine, Geoffrey came back to life again, only a little green...
  • The system's predecessor, the NLOS Cannon Firing Platform, utilized a remote hardstand to support its firing.
  • The Discovery shuttle is sat atop its concrete hardstand ready to blast off to the International Space Station for more
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