Definition of aircraft in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈerˌkraft/

noun (plural same)

An airplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight.
Example sentences
  • Launched with this jumbo team aboard for a test flight, the aircraft failed to gain height.
  • It is thought the seat of the fire was in the landing gear under the aircraft's main fuselage.
  • We also had to shout a lot because of the Heathrow aircraft constantly flying overhead.
airplane, jet, helicopter, balloon, glider

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Syllabification: air·craft

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