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aviation

noun

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the business or practice of piloting airplanes, helicopters, etc.
  • an expert in aviation
  • commercial aviation

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The first known use of aviation was in 1865

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“Aviation.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/aviation. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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