Zeppelin definition

zĕpə-lĭn
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A rigid airship having a long cylindrical body supported by internal gas cells.
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Any rigid airship: commonly used from 1900 to 1937
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Alternative capitalization of zeppelin.
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A German manufacturing company, famed for building the zeppelin airships.
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Abbreviation of Led Zeppelin.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
zeppelin
Plural:
zeppelins

Origin of zeppelin

  • After Count Ferdinand von Zeppelin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named after Ferdinand, Count von Zeppelin.

    From Wiktionary