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NOUN (4)

1. the aggregation of a country's military aircraft;
[syn: aviation, air power]

2. the operation of aircraft to provide transportation;

3. the art of operating aircraft;
[syn: aviation, airmanship]

4. travel via aircraft;
- Example: "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"
- Example: "if you've time to spare go by air"
[syn: air travel, aviation, air]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Aviation \A`vi*a"tion\, n. The art or science of flying. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

aviation n 1: the aggregation of a country's military aircraft [syn: aviation, air power] 2: the operation of aircraft to provide transportation 3: the art of operating aircraft [syn: aviation, airmanship] 4: travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air" [syn: air travel, aviation, air]