vertical stabilizer

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vertical stabilizer

n
(Aeronautics) the US name for fin13a
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Noun1.vertical stabilizer - a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplanevertical stabilizer - a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane
stabilizer - airfoil consisting of a device for stabilizing an aircraft
vertical tail - the vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft
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