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Definition of "aerofoil" []

  • Chiefly British Variant of airfoil. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "aerofoil" in a sentence
  • ""aerofoil" is hardly ever used in practical aeronautics, I have, throughout this book, used the term SURFACE, which, while academically incorrect, since it does not indicate thickness, is a term usually used to describe the cambered lifting surfaces, i.e., the "planes" or"
  • "Inventor replaces the wing and propellor with an entirely new method of using a horizontal axis fan instead of an aerofoil wing."
  • "The shape of wings or an aerofoil creates air pressure that can push up or down."