American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The operation of aircraft.
- n. The design, development, and production of aircraft.
- n. Military aircraft.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or act of flying; specifically, the science or art of directing and controlling flying-machines; the art of navigating the air with machines heavier than air.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. The art or science of flying.
- n. the art of operating aircraft
- n. the operation of aircraft to provide transportation
- n. the aggregation of a country's military aircraft
- n. travel via aircraft
- Borrowing from French aviation, from Latin avis (bird), from Proto-Indo-European *awi- (bird). (Wiktionary)
- French, from Latin avis, bird; see awi- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Now, this is an unprecedented effort on the part of the Department of Transportation, on the part of industry and on the part of labor and others to work together to identify best practices across all modes that should be incorporated into contingency response plans, similar to what we see in the aviation community through what they call the aviation security contingency plan.”
“Russia never owned a dedicated aircraft carrier until the cold war was all but over, rather owned what they called aviation cruisers - or ships with long range missiles that also carried lots of helicopters.”
“If he gets interested in aviation, we can taylor the curriculum to his interests immediately.”
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“Talks included trans-Atlantic cooperation in aviation security, safety and the commercial operations of airlines.”
“What is happening in aviation is the diametric opposite of what we expected in 1978," Mr. Oberstar said.”
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“Considering that much of the cutting edge in general aviation comes from the experimental/homebuilt crowd, the FAA should forge a much better relationship with the EAA.”
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