from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman who operates an aircraft; a woman pilot.
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- n. A female aviator.
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- n. a woman aviator
The actress and the aviatrix are a match made in heaven, but surrounding the soaring performance is an earthbound biopic that's tethered to a leaden love triangle.
The cast is over-the-top colorful from the salty "aviatrix" and oil-heiress Liberty da Vine to the crazed, Bolshevik-hating General Pugachev, and the action is fast-moving and cinematic, told in part through Becca's diary entries and Doug's pencil sketches.
But 13 years later, Earhart was a celebrity "aviatrix" when she returned to speak at her alma mater.
I keep wanting to use the word "aviatrix," but I need to be careful any time I take on the issue of women in aviation, as evidenced by the avalanche of hate mail I received on the heels of my "stewardess" column back in 2007.)
Just another nazi-killing monster hunting aviatrix heroine.
When she begins the road to recovery, this one-time aviatrix spends her days in group therapy with other patients who have trouble verbalizing the world around them.
Elgen Long, a consultant for the 2009 movie "Amelia," said the envelopes may be the only pieces of evidence that can prove or disprove the claim that a bone found in the Pacific are the remains of the aviatrix.
The author pushes past the many apocryphal Earhart stories to bring forth a compelling picture of the famed female aviatrix, who vanished over the Pacific Ocean in 1937 as she tried to break the record for an around-the-world flight.
Their legends are still very much associated with the Downs, with the local primary school bearing the name of the aviatrix, whilst a local play-centre bears the moniker of 'The Lone Eagle' himself.
Earhart was the first woman to receive the Distinguished Flying Cross, awarded for becoming the first aviatrix to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean.
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