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camber

Subject: History

1 The athwartships curve of a ship's deck, usually giving a fall towards the sides of a quarter of an inch (6.35 mm) to each foot (30.5 cm). 2 A small ...

aerofoil

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World Encyclopedia

Reference type:
Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
48 words

...Any shape or surface, such as a wing, tail or propeller blade on an aircraft, that has as its major function the deflection of airflow to produce a pressure differential or lift . A typical aerofoil has a leading and trailing edge, and an upper and lower camber...

cam

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A Dictionary of Abbreviations

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Current Version:
2011
Subject:
Encyclopedias, Language reference
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