airplane

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈɛərpleɪn/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈɛrˌpleɪn/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ârplān′)

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airplane

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. am waiting to board the airplane
  2. time to [board, exit, evacuate] the airplane
  3. Please [board] the airplane in an orderly fashion.
  4. a [private, commercial, military] airplane
  5. a [passenger, cargo, combat, fighter, military] airplane
  6. [flies, pilots] passenger airplanes
  7. The airplane [took off, landed, touched down].
  8. The airplane [crashed, turned, exploded].
  9. is learning to fly [cargo] airplanes
  10. an airplane used to [carry, transport]
  11. This airplane is bound for [China].
  12. [outbound, inbound] airplanes
  13. The airplane requires [maintenance, repairs].
  14. perform scheduled [maintenance] on the airplane
  15. There is a problem with the airplane.
  16. There is a problem with the airplane's [engine, landing gear, guidance systems].
  17. a [propeller, jet] -powered airplane
  18. The airplane is [full, at capacity, empty].
  19. [released, announced, designed, tested] a new airplane
  20. taxi the airplane to the hangar
  21. a license to fly airplanes
  22. have never flown in an airplane before
  23. [make, launch, fly, throw] a paper airplane
  24. an airborne airplane
  25. The airplane is airborne.
n as adj
  1. an airplane [maker, manufacturer]
  2. the airplane [engines, doors, wings]
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