stealth aircraft

stealth aircraft
noun
an aircraft designed in accordance with technology that makes detection by radar difficult
Hypernyms: ↑aircraft
Hyponyms: ↑stealth bomber, ↑stealth fighter

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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