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towplane

Syllabification: tow·plane
Pronunciation: /ˈtōplān
 
/

Definition of towplane in English:

noun

An aircraft that tows gliders.
Example sentences
  • An upset occurs when the towed glider kites upward lifting the tail of the towplane until the weak link breaks.
  • Once we hit 300 feet or so, Drew gave me the controls and I followed the towplane back to Hollister.
  • If the towplane can rock you off they will, however, if they must they will just give you the rope.

Words that rhyme with towplane

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