HyperDic: aviation

English > 4 senses of the word aviation:
NOUNgroupaviation, air powerthe aggregation of a country's military aircraft
groupaviationthe operation of aircraft to provide transportation / transportation
cognitionaviation, airmanshipthe art of operating aircraft
actaviation, air travel, airtravel via aircraft
aviation > pronunciation
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English > aviation: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningThe aggregation of a country's military aircraft.
Synonymair power
Categorymilitary, armed forces, armed services, military machine, war machineThe military forces of a nation
Broadercollection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblageSeveral things grouped together or considered as a whole
English > aviation: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe operation of aircraft to provide transportation / transportation.
BroaderindustryThe people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise
Verbsaviateoperate an airplane
English > aviation: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe art of operating aircraft.
Broaderart, artistry, prowessA superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation
Verbsaviateoperate an airplane
English > aviation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
Meaningtravel via aircraft.
Synonymsair travel, air
Category ofbelly-landLand on the underside without the landing gear
buzzfly low
chandelleclimb suddenly and steeply
crabdirect (an aircraft) into a crosswind
crash-divedescend steeply and rapidly
crash landmake an emergency landing
cruiseTravel at a moderate speed
deplaneget off an airplane
ditchmake an emergency landing on water
emplane, enplaneboard a plane
fly, aviate, pilotOperate an airplane
flyTravel in an airplane
fly blindfly an airplane solely by relying on instruments
fly contactfly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference
glidefly in or as if in a glider plane
jetfly a jet plane
kitesoar or fly like a kite
land, put down, bring downCause to come to the ground
nosediveplunge / plunge nose first
pass over, overflyfly over
peel offLeave a formation
power-divemake a power dive
red-eyeTravel on an overnight flight
sailplane, soarfly a plane without an engine
solofly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers
stallCause an airplane to go into a stall
stallExperience a stall in flight, of airplanes
stoogecruise in slow or routine flights
test flyTest a plane
Narrowerflight, flyingAn instance of traveling by air
Broadertravel, traveling, travellingThe act of going from one place to another

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