Definition of aircraft in English:


Syllabification: air·craft
Pronunciation: /ˈe(ə)rˌkraft

noun (plural same)

  • An airplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight.
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    • 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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