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dirigible (n.)

"airship," 1885, short for dirigible balloon, from dirigible (adj.) "that may be directed, controlled, or steered" (1580s), from French dirigeable "capable of being directed or guided," from Latin dirigere "to set straight" (see direct (v.)).

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Definitions of dirigible from WordNet
1
dirigible (n.)
a steerable self-propelled aircraft;
Synonyms: airship
2
dirigible (adj.)
capable of being steered or directed;
Synonyms: steerable
From wordnet.princeton.edu