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flying wing

noun, Aeronautics
an airplane whose wings form almost all the airframe, with the fuselage almost or entirely within the wing structure.
Origin of flying wing
1935-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The flying wing still offered excellent performance and fuel efficiency advantages.
  • It is a novel tailless, flying wing design with no conventional control surfaces.
British Dictionary definitions for flying wing

flying wing

an aircraft consisting mainly of one large wing and no fuselage or tailplane
(in Canadian football) the twelfth player, who has a variable position behind the scrimmage line
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