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English definition of “biplane”


noun [C] uk   /ˈbaɪ.pleɪn/ us  
an old type of aircraft with two sets of wings, one above the other
Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
(Definition of biplane from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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