Definition of bird strike noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


bird strike

BrE BrE//ˈbɜːd straɪk//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈbɜːrd straɪk//
Plane travel
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an occasion when a bird hits an aircraft The aircraft suffered multiple bird strikes immediately after take-off. See related entries: Plane travel
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: bird strike