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Definition 1: travel via aircraft - [noun denoting act]

Samples where aviation or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • air travel involves too much waiting in airports
  • if you've time to spare go by air

Synonyms for aviation in the sense of this definition

(aviation is a kind of ...) the act of going from one place to another

"he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel"

(... is a kind of aviation ) an instance of traveling by air

"flying was still an exciting adventure for him"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly in or as if in a glider plane

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) soar or fly like a kite

"The pilot kited for a long time over the mountains"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly a plane without an engine

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) make a power dive

"The airplane power-dived"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) plunge nose first; drop with the nose or front first, of aircraft

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) descend steeply and rapidly

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) climb suddenly and steeply

"The airplane chandelled"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) land on the underside without the landing gear

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) make an emergency landing

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) make an emergency landing on water

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) cause to come to the ground

"the pilot managed to land the airplane safely"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) get off an airplane

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) board a plane

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly a jet plane

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) test a plane

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly over

"The plane passed over Damascus"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) travel in an airplane

"she is flying to Cincinnati tonight" "Are we driving or flying?"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) travel on an overnight flight

"The candidate red-eyed from California to the East Coast the night before the election to give a last stump speech"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) travel at a moderate speed

"Please keep your seat belt fastened while the plane is reaching cruising altitude"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) cruise in slow or routine flights

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) cause an airplane to go into a stall

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) experience a stall in flight, of airplanes

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly low

"Planes buzzed the crowds in the square"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) direct (an aircraft) into a crosswind

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) operate an airplane

"The pilot flew to Cuba"

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly an airplane solely by relying on instruments

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly a plane by using visible landmarks or points of reference

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) fly alone, without a co-pilot or passengers

(aviation is the domain which ... is member of) leave a formation

Definition 2: the art of operating aircraft - [noun denoting cognition]

Synonyms for aviation in the sense of this definition

(aviation is a kind of ...) a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation

"the art of conversation" "it's quite an art"

Definition 3: the aggregation of a country's military aircraft - [noun denoting group]

Synonyms for aviation in the sense of this definition

(aviation is a kind of ...) several things grouped together or considered as a whole

(aviation belongs to category ...) the military forces of a nation

"their military is the largest in the region" "the military machine is the same one we faced in 1991 but now it is weaker"

Definition 4: the operation of aircraft to provide transportation - [noun denoting group]

(aviation is a kind of ...) the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise

"each industry has its own trade publications"

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