aerospace plane

noun

: an airplane designed to be able to reach low earth orbit

Word History

First Known Use

1960, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of aerospace plane was in 1960

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“Aerospace plane.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aerospace%20plane. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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