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trailing edge

noun, Aeronautics.
1.
the rear edge of a propeller blade or airfoil.
Origin of trailing edge
1905-1910
First recorded in 1905-10
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trailing edge

noun
1.
the rear edge of a propeller blade or aerofoil Compare leading edge
2.
(physics) the edge of a pulse signal as its amplitude falls
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