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enplane

[en-pleyn]
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verb (used without object), en·planed, en·plan·ing.
  1. to board an airplane: We enplaned in New York at noon and arrived in Washington an hour later.
verb (used with object), en·planed, en·plan·ing.
  1. to allow to board or put on board an airplane: We will be enplaning passengers shortly.
Also emplane.

Origin of enplane

First recorded in 1940–45; en-1 + plane1
Related formsen·plane·ment, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for enplane

enplane

verb
  1. (intr) to board an aircraft
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