monoplane

noun mono·plane \ ˈmä-nə-ˌplān \

Definition of monoplane

: an airplane with only one main supporting surface

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First Known Use of monoplane

1907

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MONOPLANE Defined for English Language Learners

monoplane

Definition of monoplane for English Language Learners

  • : an airplane with one set of wings


MONOPLANE Defined for Kids

monoplane

noun mono·plane \ ˈmä-nə-ˌplān \

Definition of monoplane for Students

: an airplane with only one large wing that crosses the body


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