Examples of airplane in a Sentence
my uncle learned how to fly an airplane during World War II
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Farbstein said, referring to intelligence reports warning of an increasing risk of terrorists targeting airplanes and the aviation industry.
The blaze, which also disrupted major commuter routes, spread over nearly a dozen square miles in less than 24 hours even as a squadron of helicopters and airplanes bombarded it with water and retardant.
Sustained rainfall can only make these problems worse, and is almost certain to make the distribution of aid—even from FEMA and the military, which have access to helicopters and airplanes—more difficult and slow-going.
In August 2011, three months after Strauss-Kahn was pulled off an airplane and turned over to NYPD detectives, the DA’s office requested that charges be dismissed because the credibility of the accuser had come into question.
No matter how well airplanes are designed—and despite our little PSA here—we're guessing that many travelers will continue to grab the top of your seat on their way down the aisle or to the bathroom.
Music — along with technology, airplanes and coffee — sits as a big part of what Seattle is known for.
So many airplanes fly in and out of Hartford's Brainard Airport each day that few people take notice.
Washington set a national record in 2013 with its $8.7 billion subsidy to Boeing as the company was considering sites to build its 777X airplane.
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Origin and Etymology of airplane
First Known Use: 1906See Words from the same year
Synonymsaeroplane [chiefly British], plane
Related Wordsairbus, airliner, air taxi, liner; aerodyne, aircraft, air-cushion vehicle, airframe, airship, ship, tractor; freighter, tanker; jet, jetliner, superjet, supersonic, supersonic transport, trijet, turbojet, turboprop; aerospace plane, rocket plane; bomber, fighter, jump jet, torpedo bomber, torpedo plane, warplane; amphibian, seaplane; biplane, lightplane, tilt-rotor, towplane, trimotor, triplane; glider, sailplane
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