gyroplane


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gy·ro·plane

 (jī′rə-plān′)
n.
An aircraft, such as a helicopter or autogyro, equipped with wings that rotate about an approximately vertical axis.

gyroplane

(ˈdʒaɪrəˌpleɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) another name for autogiro

au•to•gi•ro

or au•to•gy•ro

(ˌɔ təˈdʒaɪ roʊ)

n., pl. -ros.
an aircraft with an unpowered propeller rotating horizontally to provide lift and a powered propeller for forward propulsion.
Also called gyroplane.
[1920–25; formerly a trademark]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gyroplane - an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades)gyroplane - an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
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