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biplane Syllabification: bi·plane
Pronunciation: /ˈbīˌplān/

Definition of biplane in English:

noun

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An early type of aircraft with two pairs of wings, one above the other.
Example sentences
  • These are fearless people who are strapped to rigs on the top wing of a 1940s biplane while the aircraft performs a sequence of loops, rolls and turns in front of air show crowds across the country.
  • At a time when American airliners were all-metal monoplanes, the Navy stuck with biplanes with fabric-covered wings.
  • The Wildcat is a cross-over from the biplane to the monoplane fighter.

Words that rhyme with biplane

triplane

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