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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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About 125 million years before the two airmen lifted off at Kitty Hawk in their biplane, a 1-meter-long dinosaur was swooping from tree to tree with the same arrangement of wings, a new study suggests.
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.
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