rotor blade

noun Aeronautics.
one airfoil of the rotor of a rotary-wing aircraft.

Origin:
1930–35

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Eventually, a series of batteries will be set into the rotor blade and used to
  selectively morph it.
The high twist is representative of atilt rotor blade and is defined as the
  baseline case for this study.
The rotor blade planform and twist were similar to the equivalent full-scale
  blade.
High-quality rotor blade deflection data sets are relatively rare.
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