autogyro
noun see autogiro

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • autogyro — n. an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller. Syn: autogiro, gryoplane [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • autogyro — [ôt΄ə jī′rō] n. pl. autogyros alt. sp. of AUTOGIRO * * * au·to·gy·ro (ô tō jīʹrō) n. Variant of autogiro. * * * …   Universalium

  • autogyro — [ôt΄ə jī′rō] n. pl. autogyros alt. sp. of AUTOGIRO …   English World dictionary

  • Autogyro — An autogyro is a type of rotorcraft invented by Juan de la Cierva in 1919, making its first successful flight on January 9, 1923 at Cuatro Vientos Airfield in Madrid. [http://www.vectorsite.net/avheli 1.html#m4 Vector Flight] ] Similar to… …   Wikipedia

  • Autogyro — Moderner Leicht Tragschrauber Tragschrauber Bensen B 8 Ein Tragschrauber, auch Autogiro oder Gyrocopter genannt, ist ein Drehflügler und ähnelt in seiner Funktionsweise einem …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • autogyro — var. of AUTOGIRO. * * * noun an aircraft that is supported in flight by unpowered rotating horizontal wings (or blades); forward propulsion is provided by a conventional propeller • Syn: ↑autogiro, ↑gyroplane • Hypernyms: ↑heavier than air craft… …   Useful english dictionary

  • autogyro — noun alternative spelling of autogiro …   Wiktionary

  • autogyro — n. aircraft that is supported in flight by an unpowered rotary wing or rotor and is moved through the air by either an engine powered propeller or a tow cable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • autogyro — Juan de la Cierva …   Inventors, Inventions

  • autogyro — au·to·gy·ro …   English syllables

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