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English noun: airplane

1. airplane (artifact) an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets

SamplesThe flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane.

Synonymsaeroplane, plane

Broader (hypernym)heavier-than-air craft

Narrower (hyponym)airliner, amphibian, amphibious aircraft, attack aircraft, biplane, bomber, delta wing, fighter, fighter aircraft, hangar queen, hydroplane, jet, jet plane, jet-propelled plane, monoplane, multiengine airplane, multiengine plane, propeller plane, reconnaissance plane, seaplane, ski-plane, tanker plane

Part holonymaccelerator, accelerator pedal, bonnet, cowl, cowling, escape hatch, fuel pod, fuselage, gas, gas pedal, gun, hood, landing gear, navigation light, pod, radar dome, radome, throttle, windscreen, windshield, wing

Domain category membersastern, atomic number 22, circumnavigation, defroster, deicer, dip circle, drift, highjacker, hijacker, hunt, inclinometer, leeway, log, passenger, place, prang, rider, roll-on roll-off, seat, Ti, titanium

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