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turn indicator

noun, Aeronautics
1.
a flight instrument that indicates the angular rate of turn of an aircraft about its vertical axis.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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Examples for turn indicator
  • The solid green light is often misunderstood as a left turn indicator.
  • Use your turn indicator to signal changes of direction even when you don't see anyone else around.

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