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Aeroplane appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

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Definition of the noun aeroplane

What does aeroplane mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: aeroplanes

  1. an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
    • examples: The aeroplane to Dunedin left the aerodrome promptly at eight in the morning. | The aeroplane set off early in the morning. | The aeroplane landed safely. | All the photographs and videos of the aeroplane dropping teddy bears are claimed to be falsification and provocation by Belarusian authorities. | The aeroplane must carry some spare fuel.
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonyms of aeroplane: airplane / plane
    • more generic term: 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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Alternative definition of the noun aeroplane


  1. [Australia, New Zealand, British] An airplane; a powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings that obtains lift by the Bernoulli effect and is used for transportation of humans and goods; for amusement or entertainment; and in warfare; a plane.


Aeroplane is the pseudonym of Vito de Luca, the Belgian nu disco music producer and DJ.


  1. "Aeroplane" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from their 1995 album One Hot Minute. It was the third single released from the album and a music video accompanied its release. Although the song was left off the band's Greatest Hits album, the music video was included on the accompanying DVD. The song was last performed live in 1997.
  2. "Aeroplane" was the second solo album released by Curt Smith, member of the British pop band Tears for Fears.
  3. "Aeroplane" is a 1996 single by Red Hot Chili Peppers.
    • released in (19 years ago)
  4. "Aeroplane" is a composition.
  5. "Aeroplane" is a composition, cataloged instance.
  6. "Aeroplane" is a musical album of Michael Allen.
  7. "Aeroplane" is a musical single of Heinali.
  8. "Aeroplane" is a composition.
  9. "Aeroplane" a.k.a. "Aéroplane" is a musical album of Jérôme Chauvin.
    • released in (20 years ago)
  10. "Aeroplane" is a composition.
  11. "Aeroplane" is a musical EP of Mayfield.
  12. "Aeroplane" is a musical single of Aeroplane.
    • released on (7 years ago)


  1. aeroplane a.k.a. Airplane: A fixed wing aircraft.
  2. Aeroplane a.k.a. Aeroplane Magazine is a British magazine devoted to aviation history and preservation. It was founded in 1911.
  3. Aeroplane a.k.a. Fixed-wing aircraft: A fixed-wing aircraft is an aircraft capable of flight using wings that generate lift caused by the vehicle's forward airspeed and the shape of the wings. Fixed-wing aircraft are distinct from rotary-wing aircraft, in which the wings form a rotor mounted on a spinning shaft, and ornithopters, in which the wings flap in similar manner to a bird.
  4. Aeroplane is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aeroplane

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Google previewDoing it Differently (2000)

Systems for Rethinking Construction by D. I. Blockley, Patrick Godfrey

An aeroplane as a holon Example A passenger aeroplane is a part of a system which provides a service to customers, flying them between destinations. As a whole, an aeroplane is an assembly of soft and hard systems involving ...

Google previewThe Last Days of Mankind (2015)

The Complete Text by Karl Kraus

To ascend in a Montgolfier balloon is an act of reverence, the ascent of an aeroplane is a danger to those left below. OPTIMIST But surely also for the airman himself who drops the bombs. GRUMBLER Certainly, but not the danger of being ...

Google previewThe American Year Book (1914)

On the other hand, the always lengthening list of fatalities, especially in the ranks of military aviators, has created an impression that, as constructed at present, an aeroplane is an inherently unstable and therefore dangerous machine, andI that ...

Google previewHandbook of the History of Social Psychology (2012)

by Arie W. Kruglanski, Wolfgang Stroebe

A light aeroplane is a good deal heavier than a heavy book. We need to know what kinds of objects we are talking about in order to use such adjectives appropriately, in accordance with Gricean maxims (Grice, 1975). If we are given novel ...

Google previewAviation and Aeronautical Engineering (1919)

THE AEROPLANE IS A PRONOUNCED SUCCESS AND HAS COME TO STAY. Its field of development and usefulness knows no horizon. Over all parts of the world this great mechanical bird will soon spread its wings, and unexplored ...

Google preview10 Amazing Inventions (2012)

by Jack Goldstein, Jimmy Russell

Whilst the aeroplane is a pretty important invention, it has had nowherenear the impact thatthe boathad. Without boats, travel around the world, exploration of the globe and all the wonderful things discovered becauseofit would simply not have ...

Google previewCase Studies in Engineering Design (1998)

by Cliff Matthews

The most basic directional instrument used in an aeroplane is the magnetic compass. This suffers serious limitations, however, both as a result of errors due to acceleration and turbulence (when it becomes unsteady ...

Google previewWatts My Line? (2006)

The Life and Work of Editorial Artist, Lawrie Watts by David Dixon, Richard Noble

For instance, a glider is an aeroplane without an engine; an aeroplane is a glider with an engine. Regardless, the principle of flight is the same. The four principles of flying are weight, lift, drag and thrust. The weight refers to the take off weight ...

Google previewAviation Week and Space Technology (1919)

THE AEROPLANE IS A PRONOUNCED SUCCESS AND HAS COME TO STAY. Its field of development and usefulness knows no horizon. Over all parts of the world this great mechanical bird will soon spread its wings, and unexplored ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

wire aerial manoeuvre glide, loop, roll, spin aerial object with tail of light comet aerie eyrie, house, nest aeriform fluid aerosol, gas aeriform mixture gas aerodrome airfield, airport aeronaut aviator, balloonist, pilot aeroplane aereo ...

Google previewNew Websterian 1912 Dictionary (1912)

Based Upon the Unabridged Dictionary of Noah Webster : with a Reference Library and Treasury of Facts by Noah Webster, Harry Thurston Peck

the concavity or arch of an aeroplane ...

Google previewWinston's Cumulative Loose-leaf Encyclopedia (1922)

A Comprehensive Reference Work by Thomas Edward Finegan

Curtiaa Eight-ej linder 200-horeo-powcr Aeroplane Motor. View from : A triplane speed scout. Span of wings 2o feet. Speed ...

Google previewDr. Flöttmann's Scientific Encyclopedia of Dream Symbols (2012)

by Holger Bertrand Flöttmann

Aeroplane The aeroplane symbolizes aggression, freedom, might, greatness, power, pleasure and symbiosis. An aeroplane with an opened or missing door can stand for a beginning detachment from ...

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