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aeroplane

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English

An aeroplane (Airbus A330)

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Etymology

From French aéroplane from Ancient Greek ἀερόπλανος (aeroplanos), wandering in air) from ἀήρ (aēr), air) + πλάνος (planos), wandering).

Noun

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aeroplane

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  1. (UK) An airplane; a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings that obtains lift by the Bernoulli effect and is used for transportation of humans and goods; for amusement or entertainment; and in warfare; a plane.

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