enplane
also emplane intransitive verb Date: 1941 to board an airplane

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • enplane — [en plān′, inplān′] vi. enplaned, enplaning [ EN 1 + PLANE4, after ENTRAIN1] to board an airplane …   English World dictionary

  • enplane — var. of EMPLANE. * * * enplane var. emplane v …   Useful english dictionary

  • enplane — enplanement, n. /en playn /, v., enplaned, enplaning. v.i. 1. to board an airplane: We enplaned in New York at noon and arrived in Washington an hour later. v.t. 2. to allow to board or put on board an airplane: We will be enplaning passengers… …   Universalium

  • enplane — verb /ɛnˈpleɪn/ To board an airplane Ant: deplane …   Wiktionary

  • enplane — en·plane || ɪn pleɪn v. board a plane; put on a plane …   English contemporary dictionary

  • enplane — verb variant spelling of emplane …   English new terms dictionary

  • enplane — en·plane …   English syllables

  • enplane — en•plane [[t]ɛnˈpleɪn[/t]] also emplane v. i. planed, plan•ing aer. to board an airplane • Etymology: 1940–45 en•plane′ment, n …   From formal English to slang

  • enplane — /ɛnˈpleɪn/ (say en playn) verb (enplaned, enplaning) Chiefly Military –verb (i) 1. to go on board an aeroplane. –verb (t) 2. to take (personnel) on board an aeroplane: they enplaned the whole company …   Australian English dictionary

  • emplane — variant of enplane …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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