trailing edge

noun Aeronautics.
the rear edge of a propeller blade or airfoil.

1905–10 Unabridged
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trailing edge
1.  Compare leading edge the rear edge of a propeller blade or aerofoil
2.  physics the edge of a pulse signal as its amplitude falls

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