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induced drag

noun, Aeronautics.
1.
the drag force generated in the production of lift.
Origin of induced drag
1925-1930
First recorded in 1925-30
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British Dictionary definitions for induced drag

induced drag

noun
1.
the former name for trailing vortex drag
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