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horizontal stabilizer

noun, Aeronautics.
the horizontal surface, usually fixed, of an aircraft empennage, to which the elevator is hinged.
Also called, especially British, tail plane. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for horizontal stabilizer

horizontal stabilizer

the US name for tailplane
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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