Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun aviation

4 senses of aviation

Sense 1
aviation, air power -- (the aggregation of a country's military aircraft)
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 2
aviation -- (the operation of aircraft to provide transportation)
       => industry -- (the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise; "each industry has its own trade publications")

Sense 3
aviation, airmanship -- (the art of operating aircraft)
       => art, artistry, prowess -- (a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art")

Sense 4
air travel, aviation, air -- (travel via aircraft; "air travel involves too much waiting in airports"; "if you've time to spare go by air")
       => travel, traveling, travelling -- (the act of going from one place to another; "he enjoyed selling but he hated the travel")

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