Definitions of aeroplane
  1. noun
    an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    synonyms: airplane, plane
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    United States military aircraft; B- stands for bomber
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    a commercial airplane that carries passengers
    amphibian, amphibious aircraft
    an airplane designed to take off and land on water
    old fashioned airplane; has two wings one above the other
    a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
    delta wing
    an airplane with wings that give it the appearance of an isosceles triangle
    attack aircraft, fighter, fighter aircraft
    a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
    hangar queen
    an airplane with a bad maintenance record
    jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane
    an airplane powered by one or more jet engines
    an airplane with a single wing
    multiengine airplane, multiengine plane
    a plane with two or more engines
    propeller plane
    an airplane that is driven by a propeller
    reconnaissance plane
    a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy
    hydroplane, seaplane
    an airplane that can land on or take off from water
    an airplane equipped with skis so it can land on a snowfield
    tanker plane
    an airplane constructed to transport chemicals that can be dropped in order to fight a forest fire
    a subsonic jet airliner operated over short distances
    dive bomber
    a bomber that releases its bombs during a steep dive toward the target
    double-prop, double-propeller plane, twin-prop, twin-propeller-plane
    a propeller plane with an engine that drives two propellers in opposite directions (for stability)
    fan-jet, fanjet, turbofan, turbojet
    an airplane propelled by a fanjet engine
    floatplane, pontoon plane
    a seaplane equipped with pontoons for landing or taking off from water
    flying boat
    a large seaplane that floats with its fuselage in the water rather than on pontoons
    a fast maneuverable fighter plane designed to intercept enemy aircraft
    a large jet plane that carries passengers
    jumbo jet, jumbojet
    a very large jet plane
    a fighter plane used for suicide missions by Japanese pilots in World War II
    narrow-body, narrow-body aircraft, narrowbody aircraft
    a commercial airliner with a single aisle
    propjet, turbo-propeller plane, turboprop
    an airplane with an external propeller that is driven by a turbojet engine
    single prop, single-propeller plane
    a propeller plane with a single propeller
    stealth bomber
    a bomber that is difficult to detect by radar
    stealth fighter
    a fighter that is difficult to detect by radar; is built for precise targeting and uses laser-guided bombs
    a jet plane propelled by two jet engines
    twin-aisle airplane, wide-body, wide-body aircraft, widebody aircraft
    a commercial airliner with two aisles
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    heavier-than-air craft
    a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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