• Definition for "ornithopter"
    • a device formed like an aircraft which held…
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  • Sentence for "ornithopter"
    • An ornithopter is an aircraft that…
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    • A birdlike plane propelled by flapping…
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ornithopter definition

  • noun:
    • a device formed like an aircraft which held aloft and propelled by wing movements.
    • An aircraft that yields lift through the flapping of its wings.
    • A flying-machine in which an effort was created to copy the oscillatory action of this wings of a bird.
    • heavier-than-air craft that is propelled by the flapping of wings
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