aileron definition

  • noun:
    • Either of two movable flaps from the wings of an airplane that can be used to control the airplane's rolling and banking motions.
    • hinged part on trailing side of an airplane wing. Used to get a handle on horizontal turns.
    • A half gable, as at the conclusion of a penthouse or regarding the aisle of a church.
    • a tiny airplane or area effective at being manipulated because of the pilot of a flying device to regulate lateral stability; a hinged wing-tip; a lateral stabilizing or balancing jet.
    • just like ailette.
    • In architecture, that little bit of the finish wall surface, as of nave or transept, which covers the termination of the aisle-roof. It resembles a wing regarding the main or central structure.
    • an airfoil that manages lateral movement
    • Either of two movable flaps on wings of an airplane you can use to control the plane's rolling and financial motions.
    • hinged component on trailing edge of a plane wing. Accustomed manage lateral turns.
    • A half gable, as at the conclusion of a penthouse or of aisle of a church.
    • a little plane or surface capable of being controlled because of the pilot of a flying machine to control horizontal balance; a hinged wing tip; a lateral stabilizing or balancing airplane.
    • just like ailette.
    • In design, that bit of the end wall, as of nave or transept, which takes care of the end of the aisle-roof. It resembles a-wing associated with main or main construction.
    • an airfoil that manages horizontal motion

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