Synonyms for aero-planes

Grammar : Noun
Spell : air-uh-pleyn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈɛər əˌpleɪn

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Définition of aero-planes

Origin :
  • 1866, from French aéroplane (1855), from Greek aero- "air" (see air (n.1)) + stem of French planer "to soar," from Latin planus "level, flat" (see plane (n.1)). Originally in reference to surfaces (such as the protective shell casings of beetles' wings); meaning "heavier than air flying machine" first attested 1873, probably an independent English coinage (see airplane).
  • As in flying machine : noun early aircraft
  • As in airplane : noun vehicle that transports cargo or passengers through the air

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