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aviation

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Borrowing from French aviation, from Latin avis (bird), from Proto-Indo-European *awi- (bird).

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aviation (usually uncountable, plural aviations)

  1. The art or science of making and flying aircraft.
  2. Flying, operating, or operation of aircraft.
  3. Industry that produces aircraft.
  4. (collectively, military) aircraft

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EtymologyEdit

Coined by G. de la Landelle together with the verb avier; from Latin avis (bird) + -ation.

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aviation f (plural aviations)

  1. aviation

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