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From air +‎ -craft.

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aircraft (plural aircraft)

  1. A vehicle capable of atmospheric flight due to interaction with the air, such as buoyancy or lift
    Hypernym: vehicle
    Hyponyms: airplane, helicopter
    light aircraft
    aircraft manufacturer
    aircraft licence

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  • The nonstandard plural form aircrafts is in use among non-native speakers of English and colloquially.

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