Definitions

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  • noun The wing of an airplane that provides most of the lift

Etymologies

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main +‎ plane

Examples

  • It was blowing a half-gale and as we came broadside on I could feel the mainplane lifting on the starboard side.

    The Striker Portfolio

  • In addition to carrying branding on the mainplane of the front wing, the team's R30 will feature the 'Make Roads Safe' logo and web address below the sidepods, while, from this weekend on, the campaign will be incorporated into Renault subsidiaries around the world in order to raise awareness of road safety issues in individual countries.

    Crash.Net Motorsports Newsfeed

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