nosewheel nosewheel


  • (n) a wheel located under the nose of an airplane that is part of the plane's landing gear


  1. Another C-54 rolled up beside her, needing a new landing-gear nosewheel.
  2. Protective tiles on the orbiter's underside, including one near its vulnerable nosewheel well, seem to have been gouged during launch, perhaps by more falling foam.
  3. The two-place, closed-cabin Gwinn Aircar drives like an automobile with wings, a steerable nosewheel preventing ground loops or nosing over.
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propriety propriety
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