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1. airfoil

noun. ['ˈɛrˌfɔɪl'] a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight.

Synonyms

  • aileron
  • trailing edge
  • horizontal stabiliser
  • flap
  • wing
  • flaps
  • control surface
  • device
  • elevator
  • rudder
  • surface
  • rotor blade
  • tailplane
  • horizontal stabilizer
  • rotary wing
  • spoiler
  • vertical tail
  • leading edge
  • stabilizer

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • uncover
  • natural object
  • outside

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Words that Rhyme with Airfoil

  • hydrofoil

Example sentences of the word airfoil


1. Noun, singular or mass
Crucial to the design of the first airplane was the concept of the airfoil, or wing.

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