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monoplane

[ mon-uh-pleyn ]
/ ˈmɒn əˌpleɪn /
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noun
an airplane with one main sustaining surface or one set of wings.
Nautical. a planing craft the bottom of which is in an unbroken fore-and-aft line.

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Origin of monoplane

First recorded in 1905–10; mono- + plane1

OTHER WORDS FROM monoplane

mon·o·plan·ist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monoplane

monoplane
/ (ˈmɒnəʊˌpleɪn) /

noun
an aeroplane with only one pair of wingsCompare biplane
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