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noun bi·plane \ˈbī-ˌplān\

Definition of biplane

  1. :  an aircraft with two main supporting surfaces usually placed one above the other

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First Known Use of biplane

1874


BIPLANE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of biplane for English Language Learners

  • : an old type of airplane that has two sets of wings with one placed above the other


BIPLANE Defined for Kids

biplane

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noun bi·plane \ˈbī-ˌplān\

Definition of biplane for Students

  1. :  an airplane with two wings on each side usually placed one above the other


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