What does aviation mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aviation, air powernoun

    the aggregation of a country's military aircraft

  2. aviationnoun

    the operation of aircraft to provide transportation

  3. aviation, airmanshipnoun

    the art of operating aircraft

  4. air travel, aviation, airnoun

    travel via aircraft

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


  1. aviationnoun

    The art or science of making and flying aircraft.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Aviationnoun

    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  

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  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. John Flannery:

    We are aggressively driving forward as an aviation, power and renewable energy company - three highly complementary businesses poised for future growth.

  2. Police Chief Yunus Wally:

    It's true, an AMA (Associated Mission Aviation) aircraft reported sighting aircraft debris around Oksop waterfall.

  3. President Vladimir Putin:

    At that, they are diversified, and the army, navy and aviation use the most modern weapons.

  4. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson:

    I want people to know that their aviation security officials, working on their behalf, are continually evaluating threats, potential threats, and we make adjustments all the time based on what we see.

  5. Don Thoma:

    This will be the first time ever that all aircraft are being tracked around the world in real time, as you talk to other people in the industry, they really view this as a kind of fundamental, game-changing addition to the air traffic control and aviation infrastructure.

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