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tail plane

noun, Aeronautics (chiefly British) .
Origin of tail plane
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for tailplane

tailplane

/ˈteɪlˌpleɪn/
noun
1.
a small horizontal wing at the tail of an aircraft to provide longitudinal stability Also called (esp US) horizontal stabilizer
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