[ wawr-pleyn ]
/ ˈwɔrˌpleɪn /
an airplane designed for, or used in, warfare.
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Examples from the Web for warplane
Later that night a warplane bombed Tel Rifat, destroying a house.
And the captain of the German warplane, he who died in my arms on the aerodrome near Contalmaison--he was there too.
Yes, one of his own friends was already attacking the warplane.
British Dictionary definitions for warplane
/ (ˈwɔːˌpleɪn) /
any aircraft designed for and used in warfareAlso called (US): battle plane
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