Definitions

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  • noun A set of stairs permitting entry to and exit from an aeroplane, typically built into a folding door.

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Examples

  • A capsule drew up beside the starship as Troblum walked down the short airstair, puffing heavily from the rush of heat and humidity that hit him as soon as the airlock opened.

    The Dreaming Void

  • As the writers reached the top of the airstair steps, the officer removed his glasses:

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

  • As the writers reached the top of the airstair steps, the officer removed his glasses:

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

  • As the writers reached the top of the airstair steps, the officer removed his glasses:

    Writer Ferrets: Chasing the Muse

  • The fire started shortly afterward and they both got out on the airstair.

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  • The fire started shortly afterward and they both got out on the airstair.

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  • The fire started shortly afterward and they both got out on the airstair.

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  • In my days of flying regional jets, if we pulled up to a terminal with a jet bridge (saving customers a trip down the airstair door of our CRJ), one of the more colorful captains would always say "Just like a real airline" ...

    Blogrunner

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