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droop nose

  1. a downward-sloping, adjustable aircraft nose, which increases visibility for the pilot during takeoff and landing.
  2. an aircraft with this type of nose.
  3. an adjustable flap at the leading edge of an aircraft wing.
a motor vehicle with a downward-sloping nose.
Also called droop snoot, droop-snoot, droop-snooter.
Related forms
droop-nosed, adjective
droop-noser, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • My understanding of the droop nose has nothing to do with high speed flight, but rather with low speed characteristics.

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