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English noun: aviation

1. aviation (group) the aggregation of a country's military aircraft


Synonymsair power


Broader (hypernym)accumulation, aggregation, assemblage, collection


Domain categoryarmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

2. aviation (group) the operation of aircraft to provide transportation


Broader (hypernym)industry

3. aviation (cognition) the art of operating aircraft


Synonymsairmanship


Broader (hypernym)art, artistry, prowess

4. aviation (act) travel via aircraft


SamplesAir travel involves too much waiting in airports.
If you've time to spare go by air.


Synonymsair, air travel


Broader (hypernym)travel, traveling, travelling


Narrower (hyponym)flight, flying


Domain category membersaviate, belly-land, bring down, buzz, chandelle, crab, crash land, crash-dive, cruise, deplane, ditch, emplane, enplane, fly, fly, fly blind, fly contact, glide, jet, kite, land, nosedive, overfly, pass over, peel off, pilot, power-dive, put down, red-eye, sailplane, soar, solo, stall, stall, stooge, test fly









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