Definition of Aviation

1. Noun. The aggregation of a country's military aircraft.




2. Noun. The operation of aircraft to provide transportation.
Generic synonyms: Industry
Derivative terms: Aviate

3. Noun. The art of operating aircraft.
Exact synonyms: Airmanship
Generic synonyms: Art, Artistry, Prowess
Derivative terms: Airman, Aviate

4. Noun. Travel via aircraft. "If you've time to spare go by air"

Definition of Aviation

1. n. The art or science of flying.

Definition of Aviation

1. Noun. The art or science of making and flying aircraft. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aviation

1. the act of aviating [n -S] : AVIATIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Aviation

1. Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air aircraft. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aviation

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Literary usage of Aviation

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

1. Technology Against Terrorism: Structuring Security (1994)
"Last year, in response to both external and internal criticisms, the aviation Security R&D program was elevated to the service level. ..."

2. Paying for Highways, Airways, and Waterways: How Can Users Be Charged (1993)
"This option also assumes that the various aviation groups would agree to pay ... What aviation tax rates in 1993 would cover estimated total FAA outlays ..."

3. Guide to U.S. Army Museums by R. Cody Phillips (1997)
"US ARMY aviation MUSEUM Fort Rucker, Alabama Hours of Operation: 9:00 AM-4:00 PM daily; closed New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, ..."

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