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  • An aileron gives way, so many dynamos yaw… Sev, ignore Liana.
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Definition of the noun aileron

What does aileron mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: ailerons

  1. an airfoil that controls lateral motion
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • more generic terms: aerofoil / airfoil / control surface / surface = a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
    • part of: wing = one of the horizontal airfoils on either side of the fuselage of an airplane

Alternative definition of the noun aileron


  1. hinged part on trailing edge of an airplane wing. Used to control lateral turns.


  1. "Aileron" is a musical album of Rotor+.
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  2. "Aileron" is a musical single of Fixation.
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Aileron

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Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

The aileron is that surface which causes the necessary forces to be produced to induce rotation of the aircraft. This motion is...

Google previewAviation (1919)

by Benjamin m. carmina

Aileron is a controlling plane hinged horizontally to the rear of a wing ...

Google previewRun Your Business, Don't Let It Run You (2013)

Learning and Living Professional Management by Clay Mathile

Aileron is a nonprofit organization created to help privately held businesses grow . Professional management is a wellknown, established approach of employing proven fundamentals in the running of a business. It is not hiring an outside ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Aerodynamics (2015)

by Frank Hitchens

Aileron reversal An aileron application producing unwanted roll, or control reversal, which rolls the aircraft in the opposite direction to that required; it is particularly evident in highspeed flight increasing with the forward speed squared . Aileron ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Military Terms (1918)

by Edward Samuel Farrow

Aileron.— In fortifications ...

Google previewPopular Dictionary of Architecture and the Allied Arts (1881)

A Work of Reference for the Architect, Builder, Sculptor, Decorative Artist, and General Student. With Numerous Illustrations from All Styles of Architecture, from the Egyptian to the Renaissance by George Ashdown Audsley


Google previewOxford English Dictionary Additions Series (1997)

by John A. Simpson, E. S. C. Weiner

aileron, 12.

Google previewArchitect's Illustrated Pocket Dictionary (2012)

by Nikolas Davies, Erkki Jokiniemi

aileron in church architecture and similar structures, a gable with one vertical edge closing the end of an ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Historic Architecture (2013)

by Cyril M. Harris

aileron A half gable, such as that which closes the end of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of US Air Force aircraft and missile systems

brakes, aileron spoilers, a better drag chute, and further improvement of the engine reliability. The study also recommended speedy installation of the aircraft's new rocket armament (early F-94Cs still carried machineguns) and additional ...

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

oxygen air cooler fan aircraft aeroplane, airliner, balloon, biplane, glider, helicopter, jet, monoplane, plane aircraft body fuselage aircraft-carrier flattop, wasp aircraft control through systems fly-by-wire aircraft flap aileron aircraft flight record ...

Google previewDyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia (1918)

The Elementary Principles, Construction, Operation and Repair of Automobiles, Gasoline Engines and Automobile Electric Systems; Including Trucks, Tractors, and Motorcycles, Simple, Thorough and Practical by Andrew Lee Dyke

For instance, 21—Aileron cable or wires; 22–Elevator cable or a nose-down direction will ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (2000)

by Charles Taylor

Aileron A glider's wings generate lift from the air that ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Machine Learning (2011)

by Claude Sammut, Geoffrey I. Webb

When, say, the aileron decision tree initiates a roll, the elevator's decision tree detects the roll and causes the aircra to pitch up and execute a turn. Limitations Direct controllers work quite well for systems that have a relatively small state space.

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Scrabble value of A1I1L1E1R1O1N1

The value of this 7-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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