Definition of Amphibious aircraft

1. Noun. An airplane designed to take off and land on water.

Exact synonyms: Amphibian
Generic synonyms: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane
Terms within: Pontoon



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amphibious Aircraft

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amphibaric
amphibia
amphibial
amphibian
amphibian family
amphibian genus
amphibian venoms
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amphibians
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amphibiology
amphibiotic
amphibiotica
amphibious
amphibious aircraft (current term)
amphibious car
amphibious demonstration
amphibious landing
amphibious operation
amphibious vehicle
amphibiously
amphibiousness
amphiblastic
amphibole
amphibole group
amphiboles
amphibolic
amphibolic fistula

Literary usage of Amphibious aircraft

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1. Russian Defense Business Directory: St. Petersburg and Leningrad Oblastedited by Franklin J. Carvalho edited by Franklin J. Carvalho (1998)
"It markets Russian technologies, including the Beriev Taganrog "wing-in-ground-effect" (WIG) amphibious aircraft, in the West. 29. SPACE COMMERCE CORP. ..."

2. Best Dives of the Caribbean by Joyce Huber (2006)
"A dock with a pier head depth of about six ft and an area for amphibious aircraft are on the north side of the island. Dive boats are required to anchor in ..."

3. Best Dives of the Western Hemisphere by Joyce Huber (1999)
"... for amphibious aircraft are on the north side of the island. Dive boats are required to anchor in designated areas to prevent reef damage. ..."

4. East of Cleveland by Richard Cartwright Austin (2004)
"Juan Trippe, founder of Pan American Airways, commissioned the first long-range amphibious aircraft which the Russian-torn Igor Sikorsky designed and built. ..."

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