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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A curved surface intended for the support, in the air, of a gliding- or a flying-machine. See aëroplane, 1.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Aëronautics) A modification of the aëroplane, having curved surfaces, the advantages of which were first demonstrated by Lilienthal.

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