Definition of aircraft in English:


Line breaks: air|craft
Pronunciation: /ˈɛːkrɑːft

noun (plural same)

  • An aeroplane, 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.

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