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airplane  n.  A heavier-than-air aircraft. Same as aeroplane 2.

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"Airplane" Quotes from Famous Books

... fortifications most of the way just outside, inhabited only by squatters, some of whose houses were on wheels ready for "mobilization" at an hour's notice. (It was near the end of that circumvallating journey, about sunset, on the last day of an old year, that I saw my first airplane rising like a great golden bird in the aviation field, and a few minutes later my first elongated dirigible—precursors ...
— Modern American Prose Selections • Various

... the twain shall meet, unless for the purpose of evolving a super-Gold-Killer. Whether they will be able to surpass this book, which opens with a murder at the opera and finishes (practically) with a nose dive in an airplane, ...
— When Winter Comes to Main Street • Grant Martin Overton

... used for filaments in incandescent lamps, and in contacts for internal combustion engines, being a substitute for platinum in the latter use. Of late years tungsten alloys have also been used in valves of airplane and automobile engines. ...
— The Economic Aspect of Geology • C. K. Leith

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