Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A heavier-than-air aircraft deriving lift from motion.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See the extract.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Aëronautics) a heavier-than-air aircraft; same as aeroplane. Contrasted with aerostat.

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  • noun aviation A heavier-than-air craft, deriving its lift from motion.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[aero– + Greek dunamis, power (from dunasthai, to be able; see deu- in Indo-European roots).]

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Back-formation from aerodynamic.

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