Meaning of “biplane” in the English Dictionary

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"biplane" in British English

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biplanenoun [ C ]

uk /ˈbaɪ.pleɪn/ us /ˈbaɪ.pleɪn/

Examples from literature

  • He was Ormer Locklear, a young American pilot, who stepped out onto the wing of his biplane during World War I to fix a mechanical problem. 
  • Tiger Brewer stepped out onto the wing of his grandfather’s biplane while it was flying at 160 kilometers per hour to set the world record. 

(Definition of “biplane” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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