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A chamber through which air is forced at controlled velocities in order to study the effects of aerodynamic flow around airfoils, scale models, or other objects.
(Aeronautics) a chamber for testing the aerodynamic properties of aircraft, aerofoils, etc, in which a current of air can be maintained at a constant velocity
a tubular chamber in which scale-model aircraft or other objects can be suspended and studied to determine their aerodynamic response to airflow of controlled velocity.
A chamber through which air can be forced at controlled speeds so its effect on an object, such as an aircraft, can be studied.
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|Noun||1.||wind tunnel - a structure resembling a tunnel where air is blown at known velocities for testing parts of aircraft|