airplane

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Boeing 737 airplane

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EtymologyEdit

air +‎ plane, alteration of aeroplane

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NounEdit

airplane (plural airplanes)

  1. (US, Canada) A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings.
    • 1999, "I Never Met the Dead Man", season 1, episode 2 of Family Guy
      Lois: Come on, Stewie. You know you can't leave the table until you finish your vegetables. [] Sweetie, it's broccoli. It's good for you. Now open up for the airplane.

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VerbEdit

airplane (third-person singular simple present airplanes, present participle airplaning, simple past and past participle airplaned)

  1. (intransitive) To fly in an aeroplane.
  2. (transitive) To transport by aeroplane.

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