Definition of 'airplane'
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Who first understood what was required to make an airplane fly? A Short Guide to Writing About History (1995)Sky is blue and airplane flying above us, low and clear. Times, Sunday Times (2007)For an airplane to fly east, it must push air west. The Harper Dictionary of Science in Everyday Language (1988)Dozens of theories were put forward at the time, including a crashed airplane or meteorite shower. The Sun (2008)A management consultant compared leadership in calm and leadership in crisis with flying an airplane. Christianity Today (2000)If an airplane crashed here a few hours ago, then it would have had to cut a swathe through it! Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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