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triplane Line breaks: tri|plane
Pronunciation: /ˈtrʌɪpleɪn/

Definition of triplane in English:


An early type of aeroplane with three pairs of wings, one above the other.
Example sentences
  • Yet, the greatest ace of the war chose the Fokker triplane, eventually losing his life in it.
  • The film-makers have rounded up a fine-looking collection of biplanes and triplanes, which contributes to the authentic feel of the film.
  • In 1920 the Army Engineering Division issued specifications for a large triplane bomber to the Witteman-Lewis Company of Teterboro, New Jersey.

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