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An auxiliary structure or the external surface of a vehicle, such as an aircraft, that serves to reduce drag.
n. Chiefly British
A gift, especially one bought or given at a fair.
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(General Engineering) an external metal structure fitted around parts of an aircraft, car, vessel, etc, to reduce drag. Also called: fillet Compare cowling
[C20: fair1 + -ing1]
1. archaic a present, esp from a fair
2. (Cookery) a sweet circular biscuit made with butter
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a structure on the exterior of an aircraft or boat, for reducing drag.
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Pottery of a type sold or given as a prize at traveling fairs.
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n (Aviat, Aut) → Stromlinienverkleidung f
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