Dictionary.com
definitions
  • synonyms

lifting body

See more synonyms on Thesaurus.com
noun Aeronautics.
  1. an aircraft or spacecraft configuration in which there are no wings, and lift is obtained by aerodynamic forces on its body.
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for lifting body

lifting body

noun
  1. a wingless aircraft or spacecraft that derives its aerodynamic lift from the shape of its body
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012