Definition of Monoplane

1. Noun. An airplane with a single wing.

Generic synonyms: Aeroplane, Airplane, Plane



Definition of Monoplane

1. Noun. (aviation) An airplane that has a single pair of wings ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monoplane

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Monoplane

monophyla
monophyletic
monophyletic group
monophyletic groups
monophyletic theory
monophyletism
monophylies
monophyllous
monophylum
monophyly
monophyodont
monophysitic
monophysitical
monophysitism
monophyte
monoplane (current term)
monoplane flying fish
monoplanes
monoplasmatic
monoplast
monoplastic
monoplasts
monoplegia
monoploid
monoploids
monoploidy
monopneumona
monopod
monopode
monopodes

Literary usage of Monoplane

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Practical Aeronautics: An Understandable Presentation of Interesting and by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"Very radical departures from accepted standards of monoplane construction ... A long steel tube forms the backbone and replaces the usual monoplane body, ..."

2. The Aeroplane: An Elementary Text-book of the Principles of Dynamic Flight by Thomas O'Brien Hubbard, John Henry Ledeboer, Charles Cyril Turner (1911)
"A monoplane is a machine with a single spread of main supporting surface, of which the Bleriot and Antoinette are well-known examples. ..."

3. Vehicles of the Air: A Popular Exposition of Modern Aeronautics with Working by Victor Lougheed (1910)
"Scale Drawings of Montgomery Glider 432 226.—Side Vlew of Montgomery monoplane Glider 484 227.—Side Vlew of Small Power Propelled Montgomery ..."

4. Aeronautics in Theory and Experiment by William Lewis Cowley, Hyman Levy (1920)
"Biplane and Triplane Corrections from monoplane. In the design of a biplane or a triplane it is always desirable if possible to obtain the results of tests ..."

5. Building and Flying an Aeroplane by Charles Brian Hayward (1912)
"monoplane. It requires only a glance at Table III to show that the greater number of accidents have happened to the biplane, yet the latter is generally ..."

6. Harper's Aircraft Book: Why Aeroplanes Fly, how to Make Models, and All by Alpheus Hyatt Verrill (1913)
"A very different class of gliders is that of the monoplane type, ... In a way this is not a true monoplane, but a double or tandem monoplane, ..."

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