Heavier-than-air



[hev-ee-er-th uh n-air] /ˈhɛv i ər ðənˈɛər/

adjective
1.
(of an aircraft) weighing more than the air that it displaces, hence having to obtain lift by aerodynamic means.
adjective
1.
having a density greater than that of air
2.
of or relating to an aircraft that does not depend on buoyancy for support but gains lift from aerodynamic forces

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