or wash-in

[ wosh-in, wawsh- ]
/ ˈwɒʃˌɪn, ˈwɔʃ- /

noun Aeronautics.

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

Origin of washin

First recorded in 1930–35; noun use of verb phrase wash in
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/ (ˈwɒʃɪn) /


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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