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biplane,

aircraft, typically of early design, having two sets of wings fixed at different levels, especially in a vertical stack with the fuselage included between them. See airplaneairplane,
 aeroplane,
or aircraft,
heavier-than-air vehicle, mechanically driven and fitted with fixed wings that support it in flight through the dynamic action of the air.
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biplane

[′bī‚plān]
(aerospace engineering)
An aircraft with two wings fixed at different levels, especially one above and one below the fuselage.

biplane

biplane
An airplane or a glider having two sets of wings, with one set on top of the other.

biplane

a type of aeroplane having two sets of wings, one above the other
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However, computerized flight simulations suggest that by leaping horizontally from a tree at about 3 m per second, the dinosaur could have used its biplane configuration to gain lift and swoop to trees at least 40 m away.
The French car company was staging an event at Goodwood to give motoring hacks the chance to drive its new Modus models and brought along the biplane for fun.
A state of mind which probably had more to do with the two blonde aerial gymnasts strapping me onto the 1940s biplane than any real bravado, but nonetheless, I was quite proud of myself.
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