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a plane, an aeroplane (UK), an airplane (US): an aircraft, a vehicle for air travel which has wings and one or more engines
All passengers must board the plane. Flight BA5689 to Paris is leaving soon so please can everyone get on the plane now.


  • "or a plane."
  • "Let's not think about what would happen if terrorists hijacked a plane with a nuclear reactor."
  • "I've just woken up and I'm flying a plane."
  • "I have impulsively decided to cancel the private plane flight with Horatio planned for this month."
  • "-Small plane."
  • "Some of the world's best engineers work with planes, and they have already come up with some interesting solutions to the pollution problem. Here are a few of our favourites."
  • "I fly like paper, get high like planes."
  • "By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?"
  • "Not only are private plane flights expensive and wasteful, but Horatio is terrified of machines, with the exception of his juicer."
  • "Every passenger on this plane who had fish for dinner will become violently ill in the next half hour."

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