Definition of aircraft in English:


Line breaks: air|craft
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːkrɑːft

noun (plural same)

An aeroplane, helicopter, or other machine capable of flight.
More 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.

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