Definition of aeroplane in English:
A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces.
- They then went on to ransack a hangar belonging to the property, which houses an aeroplane, helicopter and car.
- I am, of course, fully aware of the very significant differences between aeroplanes and helicopters.
- Some sprays were even applied from the air, using aeroplanes or helicopters.
Late 19th century: from French aéroplane, from aéro- 'air' + Greek -planos 'wandering'.
Words that rhyme with aeroplanemonoplane • gyroplane
Definition of aeroplane in:
- US English dictionary
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