Definition of Aircraft

1. Noun. A vehicle that can fly.




Definition of Aircraft

1. n. sing. & pl. Any device, as a balloon, aëroplane, etc., for floating in, or flying through, the air.

Definition of Aircraft

1. Noun. A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of aircraft) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Aircraft

1. any machine or device capable of flying [n AIRCRAFT]

Medical Definition of Aircraft

1. A weight-carrying structure for navigation of the air that is supported either by its own buoyancy or by the dynamic action of the air against its surfaces. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Aircraft

airburst
airbursts
airbus
airbuses
airbusses
aircar
aircars
aircheck
airchecks
aircoach
aircoaches
airconditioned
airconditioner
airconditioners
airconditioning
aircraft (current term)
aircraft attitude
aircraft attitudes
aircraft carrier
aircraft carriers
aircraft engine
aircraft engines
aircraft landing
aircraftlike
aircraftman
aircraftmen
aircrafts
aircraftsman
aircraftsmen
aircraftswoman

Literary usage of Aircraft

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1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"Instrumentation of 400-Cycle aircraft Electric Systems. Corson, Stim- son, Soley 830-5; disc. 1501 1944 Selenium Power Rectifiers for AC aircraft Systems. ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Aeroplane, a form of aircraft heavier than air which has wing surfaces for sustentation, with stabilizing surfaces, rudders for steering, and power plant ..."

3. A Look at Tomorrow's Tactical Air Forces by Lane Pierrot, Jo A. Vines, Shaun Black (1997)
"Service Lives for Military aircraft How long should an aircraft operate? The term service life typically refers to the number of hours that an aircraft can ..."

4. Transportation Expressions (1996) by Richard Feldman (1998)
"One count is made for each en route, landing, or departing aircraft ... A flight contacting five FSS's would be counted as five aircraft contacted. ..."

5. Textbook of Aerial Laws and Regulations for Aerial Navigation, International by Henry Woodhouse (1920)
"Article 8—An aircraft cannot be validly registered in more than one State. ... Article 10—All aircraft engaged in international navigation shall bear their ..."

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