What does ornithopter mean?

Definitions for ornithopterˌɔr nəˈθɒp tər

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. orthopter, ornithopter(noun)

    heavier-than-air craft that is propelled by the flapping of wings


  1. ornithopter(Noun)

    An aircraft that generates lift through the flapping of its wings.


  1. Ornithopter

    An ornithopter is an aircraft that flies by flapping its wings. Designers seek to imitate the flapping-wing flight of birds, bats, and insects. Though machines may differ in form, they are usually built on the same scale as these flying creatures. Manned ornithopters have also been built, and some have been successful. The machines are of two general types: those with engines, and those powered by the muscles of the pilot.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornithopter in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ornithopter in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

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