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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Aerofoil  \A"["e]r*o*foil`\,  n.  [A["e]ro-  +  foil.] 
  A  plane  or  arched  surface  for  sustaining  bodies  by  its 
  movement  through  the  air;  a  spread  wing,  as  of  a  bird. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  aerofoil 
  n  :  a  device  that  provides  reactive  force  when  in  motion 
  relative  to  the  surrounding  air;  can  lift  or  control  a 
  plane  in  flight  [syn:  {airfoil},  {control  surface},  {surface}] 




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