aerofoil

[air-uh-foil]
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noun British.


Nearby words

  1. aerodyne,
  2. aeroelastic,
  3. aeroelastics,
  4. aeroembolism,
  5. aeroemphysema,
  6. aerogel,
  7. aerogen,
  8. aerogenesis,
  9. aerogenic,
  10. aerogenous

Origin of aerofoil


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British Dictionary definitions for aerofoil

aerofoil

US and Canadian airfoil (ˈɛəˌfɔɪl)

noun

a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade
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Word Origin and History for aerofoil

aerofoil

n.

1907, from aero- + foil (n.).

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