noun air·plane \ˈer-ˌplān\

: a machine that has wings and an engine and that flies through the air

Full Definition of AIRPLANE

:  a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings from which it derives most of its lift

Examples of AIRPLANE

  1. <my uncle learned how to fly an airplane during World War II>

Illustration of AIRPLANE

Origin of AIRPLANE

alteration of aeroplane
First Known Use: 1906
May 23, 2015
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to emerge or cause to emerge
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