noun, air·craft often attributive \ˈer-ˌkraft\

: a machine (such as an airplane or a helicopter) that flies through the air

plural aircraft

Full Definition of AIRCRAFT

:  a vehicle (as an airplane or balloon) for traveling through the air

Examples of AIRCRAFT

  1. a company that manufactures aircraft

First Known Use of AIRCRAFT

AIRCRAFT Defined for Kids


noun air·craft \ˈer-ˌkraft\
plural aircraft

Definition of AIRCRAFT for Kids

:  a vehicle (as an airplane or helicopter) that can travel through the air and that is supported either by its own lightness or by the action of the air against its surfaces
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