- an airplane with two sets of wings, one above and usually slightly forward of the other.
Origin of biplane
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Contemporary Examples of biplane
Doyle makes routine flights over the 1,700-acre compound in his biplane.Warren Jeffs' Flock in Denial
August 5, 2011
Historical Examples of biplane
There goes a Belgian biplane up, to get after the bold German!The Boy Scouts on Belgian Battlefields
Lieut. Howard Payson
Then the biplane was brought forth, and Captain Colby made an examination.
Around spun the biplane and then tilted up as if about to go over.
He knew that their very lives depended on how he handled the biplane.
Dick nodded and, not without an effort, brought the biplane around.
- a type of aeroplane having two sets of wings, one above the otherCompare monoplane