Meaning of AIRCRAFT in English

/air"kraft', -krahft'/ , n. , pl. aircraft .

any machine supported for flight in the air by buoyancy or by the dynamic action of air on its surfaces, esp. powered airplanes, gliders, and helicopters.

[ 1840-50; AIR 1 + CRAFT ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .