gyroplane

[ jahy-ruh-pleyn ]
/ ˈdʒaɪ rəˌpleɪn /

noun

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Origin of gyroplane

First recorded in 1905–10; gyro- + plane1
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Example sentences from the Web for gyroplane

  • "Let us see your gyroplane, I mean aeroscope—whatever it is you call it," asked Kennedy.

    The Silent Bullet|Arthur B. Reeve

British Dictionary definitions for gyroplane

gyroplane
/ (ˈdʒaɪrəˌpleɪn) /

noun

another name for autogiro
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