air dam


noun Automotive.

a spoiler mounted at the front of an automobile to reduce air flow on the underside of the chassis to increase stability.

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Origin of air dam

First recorded in 1970–75
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British Dictionary definitions for air dam

air dam

noun

any device, such as a spoiler, that reduces air resistance and increases the stability of a car, aircraft, etc
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