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airplane mode

[air-pleyn mohd]
  1. a setting on a phone or other mobile device that turns off Wi-Fi, cellular, and other wireless connections.
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Origin of airplane mode

from the now limited ban on signal transmissions from mobile devices during a plane flight
Also called flight mode.
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