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air dam

noun, Automotive.
a spoiler mounted at the front of an automobile to reduce air flow on the underside of the chassis to increase stability.
Origin of air dam
First recorded in 1970-75 Unabridged
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air dam

any device, such as a spoiler, that reduces air resistance and increases the stability of a car, aircraft, etc
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