landing strip

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landing strip (plural landing strips)

  1. (aviation) A runway for aircraft, especially one which is auxiliary or temporary.
    • 2005, Rosalind Ryan, The Guardian, 9 August:
      As Discovery headed towards the landing strip in the Mojave desert, radio contact between Mission Control and the shuttle was kept to a minimum.
  2. (idiomatic) A cultivated pubic hair pattern in which much of the pubic hair is removed, leaving only a central vertical line or rectangle.