airworthy

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adjective air·wor·thy \-ˌwər-thē\

Definition of airworthy

  1. :  fit for operation in the air kept the historic aircraft in airworthy condition

airworthiness

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Examples of airworthy in a Sentence

  1. The agency considered the plane airworthy.

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First Known Use of airworthy

1829


AIRWORTHY Defined for English Language Learners

airworthy

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Definition of airworthy for English Language Learners

  • : fit or safe for flying

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