washin

or wash-in

[ wosh-in, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌɪn, ˈwɔʃ- /
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noun Aeronautics.

a warp in an airfoil that gives an increase in the angle of attack toward the tip.

Nearby words

  1. washerman,
  2. washerwoman,
  3. washery,
  4. washeteria,
  5. washfountain,
  6. washiness,
  7. washing,
  8. washing machine,
  9. washing powder,
  10. washing soda


Origin of washin

First recorded in 1930–35; noun use of verb phrase wash in

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British Dictionary definitions for washin

washin

/ (ˈwɒʃɪn) /

noun

aeronautics an increase in the angle of attack of an aircraft wing towards the wing tip

Word Origin for washin

C20: from wash (flow) + in

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