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aerofoil

[air-uh-foil]
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noun British.
  1. airfoil.
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Origin of aerofoil

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aerofoil

US and Canadian airfoil (ˈɛəˌfɔɪl)

noun
  1. a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade
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Word Origin and History for aerofoil

n.

1907, from aero- + foil (n.).

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