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A powered flying vehicle with fixed wings and a weight greater than that of the air it displaces.
aircraft, craft, flying machineView synonyms
- ‘In this airplane the added weight that the structure required is not worth the trade off.’
- ‘The companies that work on airplanes or the power grid don't really understand them as wholes any more.’
- ‘I mean you just don't turn a key on like you do an automobile or ordinary airplane.’
- ‘As the wind goes over this house it's kind of almost like what happens on a wing of an airplane isn't it?’
- ‘I guess it depends on whether the airport was damaged or not, whether some fixed win airplanes can get in.’
- ‘Flying what kind of airplane, for whom and for what amount of income remains to be seen.’
- ‘Non-skydivers can't believe anyone would jump out of a perfectly good airplane.’
- ‘I managed to hitch a ride on Josh's airplane just in the nick of time.’
- ‘With one last kiss, Nick got onto that airplane, leaving Lily waving behind him.’
- ‘Cars are now nearly as sensitive to weight distribution as airplanes are.’
- ‘Lots of flying in noisy airplanes for air to air photography but not much joy of flying.’
- ‘Seconds later, an airplane darted by, flying straight into the cerulean blue horizon.’
- ‘Now we are going by airplane, it is very risky, but we are taking the dangers anyway.’
- ‘It is capable of handling crosswinds and it's a relatively easy airplane to fly from a pilot's point of view.’
- ‘Did anyone else have bad dreams and nightmares about airplane crashes?’
- ‘So, right now they're probably going to bring some kind of a vehicle to the airplane.’
- ‘For most, the cost of flying lessons and airplanes meant that wasn't a very practical option.’
- ‘The relevant categories for our operations are the weight shift and fixed wing or airplane categories.’
- ‘An editorial on Monday about the new jumbo Airbus misstated the weight of the airplane.’
- ‘With the exception of a few cruise ships, people can only access the islands by airplane.’
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