Definitions for volplaneˈvɒlˌpleɪn

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vol•planeˈvɒlˌpleɪn(v.i.)-planed, -plan•ing

  1. to glide toward the earth in an airplane with no motor power or with the power shut off.

    Category: Aeronautics

Origin of volplane:

1905–10; < F



  1. volplane(Noun)

    a steep, controlled dive, especially by an aircraft with the engine off

  2. volplane(Verb)

    to make a volplane

  3. Origin: French vol plané ‘gliding flight’.


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