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- n. A horizontal airfoil, at the rear of an aircraft, to which the elevator is attached; usually associated with the tailfin
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- n. the horizontal airfoil of an aircraft's tail assembly that is fixed and to which the elevator is hinged
tail + plane (Wiktionary)