An aircraft, usually tail standing vertical/short takeoff and landing (or V/STOL), having an annular wing with the fuselage at the center.

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  • coleopter — COLEOPTÉR, coleoptere, s.n. (La pl.) Ordin de insecte cu patru aripi dintre care cele două superioare (elitre), întărite, au rol de protecţie pentru celelalte două, care sunt subţiri, membranoase şi servesc la zbor; (şi la sg.) insectă care face… …   Dicționar Român

  • Coleopter — Co le*op ter, n. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the Coleoptera. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coleopter — Coleopter,der:⇨Senkrechtstarter(1) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • Coleopter — For the insect order, see beetle. Coleopter VXT 8 mockup on display at the Hiller Aviation Museum …   Wikipedia

  • Coleopter — Coleọpter   [griechisch] der, s/ , das Ringflügelflugzeug. * * * Co|le|ọp|ter usw.: ↑Koleopter usw …   Universal-Lexikon

  • coleòpter — co|le|òp|ter Mot Pla Nom masculí …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • coleoptér — s. n. (sil. le ; mf. pter), pl. coleoptére …   Romanian orthography

  • Coleopter — Co|le|op|ter* [k...] der; s, <nach gr. koleópteros »Käfer«> senkrecht startendes u. landendes Flugzeug mit einem Ringflügel; vgl. ↑Koleoptere …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • coleopter — n. (Zoology) one of the coleoptera (principal order of insects, beetles) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coleopter — …   Useful english dictionary

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