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airplane mode

[ air-pleyn mohd ]
/ ˈɛər pleɪn ˌmoʊd /
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noun

a setting on a phone or other mobile device that turns off Wi-Fi, cellular, and other wireless connections.

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Which one of these commonly confused words can act as an adverb or a pronoun?
Also called flight mode .

Origin of airplane mode

From the now limited ban on signal transmissions from mobile devices during a plane flight
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