droop nose

or droop-nose


noun

Aeronautics.
  1. a downward-sloping, adjustable aircraft nose, which increases visibility for the pilot during takeoff and landing.
  2. an aircraft with this type of nose.
  3. an adjustable flap at the leading edge of an aircraft wing.
a motor vehicle with a downward-sloping nose.

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“I do believe that the buck stops here, that I cannot rely upon public opinion polls to tell me what is right. I do believe that right makes might and that if I am wrong, 10 angels swearing I was right would make no difference.”
Also called droop snoot, droop-snoot, droop-snooter.

OTHER WORDS FROM droop nose

droop-nosed, adjectivedroop-noser, noun

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