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aerofoil

[air-uh-foil] /ˈɛər əˌfɔɪl/
noun, British
1.
Origin
aero- + foil2
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Examples from the web for aerofoil
  • The turbine is an intricate array of alternate stationary and rotating aerofoil-section blades.
  • Surface suction on aerofoil aerodynamic characteristics at transonic speeds.
  • Stalling is the breakaway of the flow from the suction side of the blade aerofoil thus causing an aerodynamic stall.
British Dictionary definitions for aerofoil

aerofoil

/ˈɛərəʊˌfɔɪl/
noun
1.
a cross section of an aileron, wing, tailplane, or rotor blade
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Word Origin and History for aerofoil
n.

1907, from aero- + foil (n.).

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