air·​fram·​er ˈer-ˌfrā-mər How to pronounce airframer (audio)
plural airframers
: a company engaged in the design and manufacture of aircraft
Most contracts between airframers and their suppliers were simple cost-plus arrangements …Mark Lorell, Cheaper, Faster, Better?, 2000

Word History

First Known Use

1966, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of airframer was in 1966

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“Airframer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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