Aircraft - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerkræft|  American pronunciation of the word aircraft
Brit.  |ˈɛːkrɑːft|  British pronunciation of the word aircraft

noun

- a vehicle that can fly

Examples

Had heard that the after section of an aircraft is safer in the event of a crash

The pilot was struggling to maintain control of the aircraft.

Radar established the precise location of the aircraft.

...according to that line of reasoning, the eyewitness couldn't identify the aircraft, ergo it must have been from another planet...

The enemy fired tracers at the aircraft carrier.

The aircraft burst into flames.

There are serious deficiencies in the numbers of suitable aircraft.

There was no icing on the aircraft.

Our plants are keyed to producing civilian aircraft.

The aircraft overshot the runway.

The pavement must be capable of carrying with safety the heaviest aircraft.

The aircraft planed down before landing.

The aircraft is seen making its second run over the target.

Enemy aircraft were strafing the column.

The aircraft was blown to bits.

Word forms

noun
singular: aircraft
plural: aircraft
See also:  WebsterWiktionaryLongman