delta wing

a triangularly shaped surface that serves as both wing and horizontal stabilizer of a space vehicle and some supersonic aircraft.

1945–50 Unabridged
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delta wing
a triangular sweptback aircraft wing

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Example sentences
The tip of a delta wing is often, but not always, cut off.
Make a graph comparing the distances flown by the rotor motor, bag balloon, and delta wing glider.
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