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|Noun||1.||heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it|
aircraft - a vehicle that can fly
aeroplane, airplane, plane - an aircraft that has a fixed wing and is powered by propellers or jets; "the flight was delayed due to trouble with the airplane"
autogiro, autogyro, gyroplane - an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller
pilotless aircraft, radio-controlled aircraft, drone - an aircraft without a pilot that is operated by remote control
eggbeater, helicopter, whirlybird, chopper - an aircraft without wings that obtains its lift from the rotation of overhead blades