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airhead

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(ordnance)
A designated geographical area in an area of operations used as a base of supply and evacuation by air.

airhead

i. A designated location in an area of operations used as a base for supply and evacuation by air.
ii. A designated area in a hostile or threatened territory that is normally seized in the assault phase of airborne operations. It permits continuous air landing of troops and materiel and provides the maneuver space necessary for projected operations.
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The local French administrator, Normandin (Jean-Claude Dreyfus), wants to develop the jungle into a tourist site with roads; for this, he needs the assent of His Excellency (Oanh Nguyen), a spoiled brat who lives under the shadow of his late father and has an airheaded French dancer (Stephanie Lagarde) from the Moulin Rouge as a companion.
The increasing pressure takes its toll on Russ' airheaded affability.
After two years on the run/16 months in panto, last night saw Phil/Steve McFadden return in predictably bad shape: back on the booze and skint after his airheaded sister Sam sold off his beloved Arches, garage and snooker 'all.
This flimsy comedy, about the combustion that occurs when a bunch of airheaded porn stars meet up with a pretentious gasbag from Yale, has some delicious moments, certainly, thanks to its gifted performers, who include Danny Aiello and May's daughter, Jeannie Berlin.
But, seriously, can there have ever been a more farcically airheaded way to kick off a film?
Discouraged because Peter Bogdanovich just got a TV movie gig he was up for, he quits a commercial shoot in snowy Canada on his first day to return to Manhattan and his unlikely girlfriend, Lori (Debra Messing), an airheaded aspiring actress who's still waiting for Val to get another picture so he can cast her in it.
Two exuberantly airheaded teen-age girls, bubbly Betsy Jobs (Kirsten Dunst, last seen in ``Drop Dead Gorgeous'') and intense, congenitally bewildered Arlene Lorenzo (Michelle Williams of TV's ``Dawson's Creek''), become official presidential dog walkers just as the cover-up of the Watergate break-in is getting under way in 1972.
Airheaded old cow Lisa then hit rock bottom when she drunkenly threw up everywhere.
Dick: Two airheaded teens (Kirsten Dunst and ``Dawson's Creek's'' Michelle Williams) get lost during a White House tour, stumble across Richard Nixon's (an exquisitely cast Dan Hedaya) darkest secrets and get hired as official presidential dog-walkers.
Although, with her non-stop inane grin, Cameron Diaz's airheaded character Natalie Cook certainly seems to be on some sort of drug.