aerofoil aerofoil

Definition(s):

  • (n) a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight

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Usage(s):

  • Shouting and whooping, the men wrestle their 5-m-long multicolored aerofoil into the sky against a backdrop of milky peaks.

News

  • The Aerodynamics Of Flying Snakes

    Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The Paradise tree snake is probably best known for one unique behavior: its ability to "fly" from tree to tree. New research from a team of American scientists has revealed that these snakes shape their body into an aerofoil mid-flight to allow them to glide around 100 feet from the top of a tree. Study author Jake Socha , a biomechanics expert ...
    on January 30, 2014     Source: redOrbit

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