monoplane


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mon·o·plane

 (mŏn′ə-plān′)
n.
An airplane having a single pair of wings.
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monoplane

(ˈmɒnəʊˌpleɪn)
n
(Aeronautics) an aeroplane with only one pair of wings. Compare biplane
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mon•o•plane

(ˈmɒn əˌpleɪn)

n.
an airplane with one set of wings.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.monoplane - an airplane with a single wingmonoplane - an airplane with a single wing  
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"
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Translations
طائِرَه أحاديَّة السَّطْح
jednoplošník
monoplan
monoplán
einòekja
monoplanasviensparnis lėktuvas
vienplāksnis
jednoplošník
tek kanatlı uçak

monoplane

[ˈmɒnəpleɪn] Nmonoplano m
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monoplane

[ˈmɒnəʊpleɪn] nmonoplan mMonopolies and Mergers Commission n (British) commission britannique d'enquête sur les monopoles
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monoplane

[ˈmɒnəʊpleɪn] nmonoplano
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

monoplane

(ˈmonəplein) noun
an aeroplane (usually small) with one set of wings.
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References in classic literature ?
Instead of the generous spread of surface with which it had taken the air, it was now a lean and hawklike monoplane balanced on long and exceedingly narrow wings.
In great curves the monoplane followed upward, higher and higher into the blue.
His right wing caught it first--a sudden, sharp puff that lifted and tilted the monoplane and threatened to capsize it.
With steady head and hand, he depressed the forward horizontal rudder--just recklessly enough and not a fraction more--and the monoplane dived head foremost and sharply down the void.
Nevertheless, the monoplane was tossed fully three hundred feet before the danger was left astern.
A man, reading a newspaper, had just started up at the sight of the returning pigeon, when be heard the burr of Winn's engine and saw the huge monoplane, with all surfaces set, drop down upon him, stop suddenly on an air-cushion manufactured on the spur of the moment by a shift of the horizontal rudders, glide a few yards, strike ground, and come to rest not a score of feet away from him.
Peter Winn, Senior, scanning the heavens with powerful glasses, saw the monoplane leap into view and grow large over the rugged backbone of Angel Island.
Whether Zambo can at last take these letters to the river, or whether I shall myself in some miraculous way carry them back with me, or, finally, whether some daring explorer, coming upon our tracks with the advantage, perhaps, of a perfected monoplane, should find this bundle of manuscript, in any case I can see that what I am writing is destined to immortality as a classic of true adventure.
1909: Louis Bleriot became the first man to fly across the Channel, flying his three-cylinder monoplane from near Calais to Northfall Meadow near Dover Castle.
1935: The RAF's first monoplane fighter, the Hawker Hurricane, made its maiden flight.
91 YEARS AGO (1927) American aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh completed the first solo non-stop flight across the Atlantic in his monoplane The Spirit of St Louis.