aircraft

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

Definition of aircraft

plural

aircraft

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

Examples of aircraft in a sentence

  1. a company that manufactures aircraft

1845

First Known Use of aircraft

1845


AIRCRAFT Defined for English Language Learners

aircraft

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

Definition of aircraft for English Language Learners

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


AIRCRAFT Defined for Kids

aircraft

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noun air·craft \ˈer-ˌkraft\

Definition of aircraft for Students

plural

aircraft

  1. :  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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