Definition of Airplane

1. Noun. An aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets. "The flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"




Definition of Airplane

1. Noun. (American English) A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Airplane

1. a winged aircraft propelled by jet engines or propellers [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Airplane

airmen
airmobile
airn
airned
airning
airns
airometer
airometers
airpark
airparks
airpath
airpipe
airpipes
airplane (current term)
airplane landing
airplane maneuver
airplane mechanics
airplane mode
airplane pilot
airplane propeller
airplane splint
airplane ticket
airplanelike
airplanes
airplay
airplays
airport
airport book

Literary usage of Airplane

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Aircraft Year Book by Manufacturers Aircraft Association (1921)
"airplane used in action. Best of Luck, The, Metro film, featuring Jack ... airplane used to locate scenes. Eagle's Eye, The; Associated First National Film. ..."

2. Transactions by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (1919)
"1655 PROPERTIES OF airplane FABRICS By E. Dean Walen, Boston, Mass. Junior Member of the Society The author presents a brief ..."

3. History of the World War by Frank Herbert Simonds (1917)
"But The greatest use of the airplane eventually will be to prevent war. ... "The airplane will prevent war by making it too expensive, too slow, ..."

4. Government War Contracts by John Franklin Crowell (1920)
"CHAPTER XXVI Essential Aspects of airplane Spruce Contracts Contracting operations in supplying the airplane spruce lumber, which enters so largely into the ..."

5. Wings of War: An Account of the Important Contribution of the United States by Theodore Macfarlane Knappen (1920)
"IT is not possible in a brief work to discuss in detail the important subject of airplane equipment. Machine guns and photographic equipment have been ..."

6. Preliminary Economic Studies of the War by Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Division for Economics and History (1920)
"CHAPTER XXVI Essential Aspects of airplane Spruce Contracts Contracting operations in supplying the airplane spruce lumber, which enters so largely into the ..."

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