gyroplane

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gy·ro·plane

noun \ˈjī-rə-ˌplān\

Definition of GYROPLANE

:  an airplane balanced and supported by the aerodynamic forces acting on rapidly rotating horizontal or slightly inclined airfoils

Origin of GYROPLANE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1907

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