biplanenoun [ C ]uk /ˈbaɪ.pleɪn/ us /ˈbaɪ.pleɪn/
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- 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.
- At this meet there were five flying machines,—three biplanes, a monoplane, and a dirigible balloon.
- Both boys stared at the terrible picture of the descending biplane nearing the heaving surface of the lake.
- Damaged monoplanes and biplanes were brought back for repairs.
- Dick nodded and, not without an effort, brought the biplane around.
- Something appeared to be wrong with the black biplane's motor.