Rogallo

World English Dictionary
rogallo (rəˈɡæləʊ)
 
n , pl -los
a flexible fabric delta wing, originally designed as a possible satellite retrieval vehicle but actually developed in the 1960s as the first successful hang-glider
 
[C20: after Francis M. Rogallo (born 1912), the US engineer who designed it]

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: rogaine
Next Definition: rogation
Words Near: rogallo
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for rogallo
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing rogallo
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature