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war·plane

 (wôr′plān′)
n.
A combat aircraft.

warplane

(ˈwɔːˌpleɪn)
n
(Military) any aircraft designed for and used in warfare. Also called (US): battle plane

war•plane

(ˈwɔrˌpleɪn)

n.
a military aircraft, esp. one equipped for combat.
[1910–15]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.warplane - an aircraft designed and used for combatwarplane - an aircraft designed and used for combat
bomber - a military aircraft that drops bombs during flight
attack aircraft, fighter aircraft, fighter - a high-speed military or naval airplane designed to destroy enemy aircraft in the air
heavier-than-air craft - a non-buoyant aircraft that requires a source of power to hold it aloft and to propel it
military vehicle - vehicle used by the armed forces
reconnaissance plane - a military airplane used to gain information about an enemy
armed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine - the military forces of a nation; "their military is the largest in the region"; "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"
Translations

warplane

[ˈwɔːpleɪn] Navión m de combate

warplane

war plane [ˈwɔːrpleɪn] navion m de guerre

warplane

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warplane

[ˈwɔːˌpleɪn] naereo militare
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