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Etymology

1. airplane

noun. ['ˈɛrˌpleɪn'] an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets.

Synonyms

  • cowl
  • navigation light
  • aeroplane
  • bomber
  • gas pedal
  • monoplane
  • biplane
  • heavier-than-air craft
  • accelerator pedal
  • attack aircraft
  • wing
  • reconnaissance plane
  • jet
  • hydroplane
  • plane
  • multiengine plane
  • tanker plane
  • cowling
  • windshield
  • landing gear
  • gun
  • radome
  • fighter
  • bonnet
  • hangar queen
  • fuel pod
  • multiengine airplane
  • pod
  • fuselage
  • ski-plane
  • jet-propelled plane
  • throttle
  • accelerator
  • hood
  • propeller plane
  • jet plane
  • delta wing
  • radar dome
  • gas
  • airliner
  • amphibian
  • seaplane
  • fighter aircraft
  • amphibious aircraft
  • escape hatch

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • chromatic
  • uneven
  • roughen

Etymology

  • air (English)
  • air (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • plane (English)
  • plane (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Airplane

  • alleyne
  • badelain
  • biplane
  • bonvillain
  • chamberlayne
  • dunblane
  • floodplain
  • monoplane
  • overlain
  • petrolane
  • warplane

How do you spell airplane? Is it aeroplane ?

A common misspelling of airplane is aeroplane

Example sentences of the word airplane


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pick up your pet as soon as he is unloaded from the airplane.

2. Adjective
Explain that most airplane crashes are in developing countries and that crashes in North America are rare.

Quotes containing the word airplane


1. Once I pulled a job, I was so stupid. I picked a guy's pocket on an airplane and made a run for it.
- Rodney Dangerfield

2. Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here.
- Donald J. Trump

3. Love is like jumping out of an airplane with no parachute. But there’s no need to be frightened, because that plane is still on the ground.
- Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

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