What does aeroplane mean?

aeroplane meaning in General Dictionary

A light rigid airplane used in aeumlrial navigation to oppose abrupt upward or downward action floating around as in gliding machines specif these types of a plane somewhat inclined and driven forward as a lifting device in certain traveling devices also known as airfoil

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  • an aircraft that features a fixed wing and is running on propellers or jets
  • a traveling device, or a little jet for experiments on traveling, which floats floating around only if propelled through it.

aeroplane meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1866, from French a


aeroplane meaning in Sports Dictionary

A half twist to a front fall. (recreation: Trampolining)


aeroplane meaning in General Dictionary

(letter.) A flying device, or a small plane for experiments on traveling, which floats in the air only if propelled through it.


Sentence Examples with the word aeroplane

Santos Dumont, after a number of successful experiments with dirigible cigarshaped gas balloons, completed an aeroplane flying machine.

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