Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Not rigid.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or being a lighter-than-air aircraft that holds its shape by gas pressure.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Aeronautics) Not rigid; especially, designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure. Opposite of rigid.

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  • adjective not rigid; flexible
  • adjective of an airship That maintains its shape only by internal gas pressure

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective designating an airship having a shape maintained only by internal gas pressure and without a supporting structure

Etymologies

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non- +‎ rigid

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