Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
Lizet Elaine

Word of the Day 10/28/18 Dirigible

Dirigible (noun, adjective)
dirigible [dir-i-juh-buh l, dih-rij-uh-]

1. an airship.

2. designed for or capable of being directed, controlled, or steered.

Related forms
dir·i·gi·bil·i·ty , noun
non·dir·i·gi·bil·i·ty , noun
non·dir·i·gi·ble , adjective, noun

Related Words for dirigible
blimp, zeppelin

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Origin of dirigible: 1575–85; 1905–10 for noun; < Latin dīrig(ere ) to direct + -ible

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