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wing•let



Pronunciation: (wing'lit), [key]
n.
1. a little wing.
2. Zool.alula.
3. Aeron.
a. a small wing used mainly to carry external loads or to connect struts or gears to the fuselage.
b. a short, near-vertical projection on a wing tip that reduces drag and improves fuel efficiency.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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