Airplane - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈerpleɪn|  American pronunciation of the word airplane
Brit.  |ˈɛːpleɪn|  British pronunciation of the word airplane

noun

- an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets(syn: aeroplane, plane)

the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

Examples

...my uncle learned how to fly an airplane during World War II...

the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane

It's been years since I've been on an airplane.

The airplane was high above the clouds.

An airplane in level flight

He built a model airplane from a kit.

The airplane passed out of sight.

There are problems with the design of the airplane's landing gear.

The airplane began to descend as it neared the island.

Much to everyone's relief, the airplane took off without any problems.

...the airline is seeking experienced pilots to fly the new airplane...

The airplane coasted down the runway.

The airplane has a ceiling of 32,000 feet.

The airplane will descend to a lower altitude soon.

There was a hidden flaw in the airplane's design.

Word forms

noun
singular: airplane
plural: airplanes
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