Definition of flying machine in English:

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flying machine

Pronunciation:

noun

An aircraft, especially an early or unconventional one.
Example sentences
  • Of special interest to aeronautical students was the section on experimental aircraft, displaying flying machines with unconventional shapes and unusual designs.
  • Aerial defense of the Philippines depended on a rather motley bag of flying machines totaling 162 aircraft.
  • He enlisted as a soldier but was soon captivated by the early flying machines.

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Syllabification: fly·ing ma·chine

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