[ ey-vee-ey-shuh n, av-ee- ]
/ ˌeɪ viˈeɪ ʃən, ˌæv i- /
the design, development, production, operation, and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.
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OTHER WORDS FROM aviationa·vi·at·ic [ey-vee-at-ik, av-ee-] /ˌeɪ viˈæt ɪk, ˌæv i-/, adjective
Words nearby aviation
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British Dictionary definitions for aviatic
/ (ˌeɪvɪˈeɪʃən) /
- the art or science of flying aircraft
- the design, production, and maintenance of aircraft
US military aircraft collectively
Word Origin for aviation
C19: from French, from Latin avis bird
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