What does aviation mean?

Definitions for aviation
ˌeɪ viˈeɪ ʃən, ˌæv i-avi·a·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word aviation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. aviation, air power(noun)

    the aggregation of a country's military aircraft

  2. aviation(noun)

    the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

  3. aviation, airmanship(noun)

    the art of operating aircraft

  4. air travel, aviation, air(noun)

    travel via aircraft

    "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air"

Wiktionary

  1. aviation(Noun)

    The art or science of making and flying aircraft.

    Etymology: From aviation, from avis (bird), from Proto-Indo-European *awi- (bird).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aviation(noun)

    the art or science of flying

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Aviation

    Design, development, manufacture, and operation of heavier-than-air AIRCRAFT.

Editors Contribution

  1. aviation

    The act, process and use of aircraft.

    The aviation designers were very proud to fly the first solar aircraft.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  
  2. aviation

    The art, science and technology for the safe functioning of aircraft.

    Aviation is a very broad science and encompasses many facets.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 11, 2020  
  3. aviation

    The science, design, creation and development of aircraft.

    The Aviation industry is important to the free movement of people across the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 16, 2020  

How to pronounce aviation?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say aviation in sign language?

  1. aviation

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of aviation in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of aviation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of aviation in a Sentence

  1. Najib Razak:

    The disappearance of MH370 is without precedent, and so too is the search - by far the most complex and technically challenging in aviation history.

  2. Marco Tulio Pellegrini:

    The movement to Melbourne is a strategic decision to be in the world's biggest executive aviation market.

  3. Bertrand Piccard:

    More than an achievement in the history of aviation, Solar Impulse has made history in energy, i’m sure that within the next 10 years we’ll see electric airplanes carrying 50 passengers on short- to medium-haul flights.

  4. Roger Sperry:

    Is it growing the way it was two years ago? No, that's a known fact, are we concerned about it? No, because we've seen this time after time... This is just the first time the economy has been going down in China since there's been a business in the aviation market so people look at that and go, 'oh my God, it will never recover!

  5. Prime Minister Najib Razak:

    The disappearance of MH370 is without precedent, and so too is the search – by far the most complex and technically challenging in aviation history, together with our international partners, we have followed the little evidence that exists. Malaysia remains committed to the search, and hopeful that MH370 will be found.

Images & Illustrations of aviation

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