Definition of planesman in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈplānzmən/

noun (plural planesmen)

A person who operates the hydroplanes on a submarine.
Example sentences
  • Then he turned to the next man on the floor, the helmsman and then the planesman.
  • Normally, I was a torpedoman, but at battle stations I was a planesman, which meant I controlled the depth of the sub.

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Syllabification: planes·man

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