[ fyoo-goid ]
/ ˈfyu gɔɪd /
of or relating to long-period oscillation in the longitudinal motion of an aircraft, rocket, or missile.
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Origin of phugoid
1905–10; irregular <Greek phyg(ḗ) flight + -oid
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