aircraft

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛərkrɑːft/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛrˌkræft/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ârkraft′, -kräft′)


Inflections of 'aircraft' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": aircraft
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aircraft

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am waiting to board the aircraft
  2. time to [board, exit, evacuate] the aircraft
  3. Please [board] the aircraft in an orderly fashion.
  4. a [private, commercial, military] aircraft
  5. a [passenger, cargo, combat, fighter, military] aircraft
  6. [flies, pilots] passenger aircraft
  7. The aircraft [took off, landed, touched down].
  8. The aircraft [crashed, crash landed, exploded].
  9. an aircraft used to [carry, transport]
  10. This aircraft is bound for [China].
  11. [outbound, inbound] aircrafts
  12. The aircraft requires [maintenance, repairs].
  13. perform scheduled [maintenance] on the aircraft
  14. There is a problem with the aircraft.
  15. There is a problem with the aircraft's [engine, landing gear, guidance systems].
  16. a [propeller, jet] -powered aircraft
  17. The aircraft is [full, at capacity, empty].
  18. [released, announced, designed, tested] a new aircraft
  19. [brought, shot] down the aircraft
  20. [shot] the aircraft down
  21. the aircraft was downed (by)
  22. taxi the aircraft to the hangar
  23. This aircraft has [three] exits.
  24. Please do not [block, stand in, wait in] the aircraft's aisle.
  25. an airborne aircraft
  26. The aircraft is airborne.
n as adj
  1. an aircraft [maker, manufacturer, carrier]
  2. the aircraft [engines, doors, wings]
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