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deplane Line breaks: de|plane
Pronunciation: /diːˈpleɪn/

Definition of deplane in English:


[no object] North American
Disembark from an aircraft: we landed and deplaned
More example sentences
  • As soon as the passengers deplaned, the aircraft was cleared to depart.
  • It now requires all aircraft operators who enplane or deplane passengers into a sterile area at a Part 107 airport to conduct screening before departure.
  • While larger aircraft require gate areas that accommodate some 500 passengers deplaning, boarding or waiting, regional carriers want to get their average 80-person planeload in and out fast.
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