HyperDic: airplane

English > 1 sense of the word airplane:
NOUNartifactairplane, aeroplane, planean aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
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English > airplane: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAn aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets.
Example"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Synonymsaeroplane, plane
Category ofastern(of a ship or an airplane) behind
circumnavigationtraveling around something (by ship or plane)
defroster, deicerheater that removes ice or frost (as from a windshield or a refrigerator or the wings of an airplane)
driftThe gradual departure from an intended course due to external influences (as a ship or plane)
highjacker, hijackersomeone who uses force to take over a vehicle (especially an airplane) in order to reach an alternative destination
huntyaw back and forth about a flight path
inclinometer, dip circleA measuring instrument for measuring the angle of magnetic dip (as from an airplane)
leeway(of a ship or plane) sideways drift
logA written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)
passenger, riderA traveler riding in a vehicle (a boat or bus or car or plane or train etc) who is not operating it
roll-on roll-offA method of transport (as a ferry or train or plane) that vehicles roll onto at the beginning and roll off of at the destination
seat, placeA space reserved for sitting (as in a theater or on a train or airplane)
titanium, Ti, atomic number 22A light strong grey lustrous corrosion-resistant metallic element used in strong lightweight alloys (as for airplane parts)
Partsaccelerator, accelerator pedal, gas pedal, gas, throttle, gunA pedal that controls the throttle valve
escape hatchhatchway that provides a means of escape in an emergency
fuselageThe central body of an airplane that is designed to accommodate the crew and passengers (or cargo)
hood, bonnet, cowl, cowlingprotective covering consisting of a metal part that covers the engine
landing gearAn undercarriage that supports the weight of the plane when it is on the ground
navigation lightlight on an airplane that indicates the plane's position and orientation
pod, fuel podA detachable container of fuel on an airplane
radome, radar domeA housing for a radar antenna
windshield, windscreentransparent screen (as of glass) to protect occupants of a vehicle
wingOne of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane
NarrowerairlinerA commercial airplane that carries passengers
amphibian, amphibious aircraftAn airplane designed to take off and land on water
biplaneOld fashioned airplane
bomberA military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
delta wingAn airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
fighter, fighter aircraft, attack aircraftA high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy / enemy aircraft in the air
hangar queenAn airplane with a bad maintenance record
jet, jet plane, jet-propelled planeAn airplane powered by one or more jet engines
monoplaneAn airplane with a single wing
multiengine airplane, multiengine planeA plane with two or more engines
propeller planeAn airplane that is driven by a propeller
reconnaissance planeA military airplane used to gain information about an enemy / enemy
seaplane, hydroplaneAn airplane that can land on or take off from water
ski-planeAn airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
tanker planeAn airplane constructed to transport / transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire
Broaderheavier-than-air craftA non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
Spanishaeronave, aeroplano, avión
Catalanaeroplà, avió

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