airplane, aeroplane, plane(noun)
an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets
"the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
Hence: A heavier-than-air flying machine using such a device to provide lift; an airplane. In a modern aeroplane, the airfoils are called the wings, and most of the lift is derived from these surfaces. In contrast to helicopters, the wings are fixed to the passenger compartment (airframe) and do not move relative to the frame; thus such a machine is called a fixed-wing aircraft. These machines are called monoplanes, biplanes, triplanes, or quadruplanes, according to the number of main supporting planes (wings) used in their construction. After 1940 few planes with more than one airfoil were constructed, and these are used by hobbyists or for special purposes. Being heavier than air they depend for their levitation on motion imparted by the thrust from either propellers driven by an engine, or, in a jet plane, by the reaction from a high-velocity stream of gases expelled rearward from a jet engine. They start from the ground by a run on small wheels or runners, and are guided by a steering apparatus consisting of horizontal and vertical movable planes, which usually form part of the wings or tail. There are many varieties of form and construction, which in some cases are known by the names of their inventors. In U.S., an aeroplane is usually called an airplane or plane.
Origin: [aro- + plane.]
A powered heavier-than-air aircraft with fixed wings.
Origin: From aéroplane, from ἀερόπλανος, from ἀήρ + πλάνος.
a flying machine, or a small plane for experiments on flying, which floats in the air only when propelled through it
Origin: [aro- + plane.]
"Aeroplane" is a song by the Red Hot Chili Peppers from their 1995 album One Hot Minute. It was the third single released from the album and a music video accompanied its release. Although the song was left off the band's Greatest Hits CD, the music video was included on the accompanying DVD. Despite its dark lyrical themes it is one of the more accessible and upbeat songs on One Hot Minute, with a funk slap bass line and child choral vocals from Flea's daughter Clara and her classmates. The song refers to American band Mazzy Star with the lyrics "The star of Mazzy must/push her voice inside of me". On the CD single the live B-sides "Backwoods" and "Me and My Friends" incorrectly list John Frusciante and Chad Smith as ones of the song writers. Both songs were written with Hillel Slovak and Jack Irons before John Frusciante and Chad Smith joined the band. "Aeroplane" has not been performed live since Navarro's final show in 1997. Anthony Kiedis and Chad Smith discussed performing songs from the album in a 2011 interview and both acknowledged "Aeroplane" being one of the songs that was fun to play however Kiedis said the album's songs didn't really fit in with the new songs being performed on the upcoming tour.
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The numerical value of aeroplane in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of aeroplane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of aeroplane in a Sentence
The aeroplane has unveiled for us the true face of the earth.
The 747s are a good aeroplane for us even with oil at $100 (a barrel) but they're a really good plane at $60.
Girls like more backbencher than topper but act to love only one who can fly her often on the aeroplane or chopper.
It will change balance sheets massively, you can't be paying rent for an aeroplane you have to stick in the Arizona desert and pretend it's not a liability.
A 9n314m warhead detonated outside the aeroplane to the left side of the cockpit. This fits the kind of warhead installed in the Buk surface-to-air missile system.
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