vertical fin

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Noun1.vertical fin - a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplanevertical fin - 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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The tendency of the whole affair to roll was partly corrected by a horizontal lateral fin on either side, and steering was chiefly effected by two vertical fins, which normally lay back like gill-flaps on either side of the head.
Summary: Strata Manufacturing is to expand its current manufacturing facilities to on board the assembly of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner vertical fins....
A balanced rhythm of undulating piers and slim vertical fins accentuates the elegance and verticality of the tower up to its delicate crown'.
The vehicle comes with spindle grille design with vertical fins. On the exterior the car has 3-eye bi-beam LED headlamp with headlamp cleaner, daytime running light system and moon roof with tilt & slide function.
'The vertical fins of the external sun screen are not only used to reduce the building's solar load but also gracefully billow in and out; the resulting sinuous (having many curves and turns) forms are inspired by the ancient art of bas-relief (sculpted mud decoration) found in the indigenous architecture of Northern Nigeria yet reinterpreted here.
Strata has quickly grown its work package line and signed contracts that exceed $5 billion, including new orders for highly complex parts, such as horizontal stabilizers for the Airbus A320 and vertical fins for the Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Above the striking portico of classical columns rises an unmistakably Modernist-style central panel of windows and vertical fins in Portland stone, framed by a set-back surround of stone with inset windows.
The design concept for Corporate Commons Three, presented at a recent meeting of the Staten Island Economic Development Corporation (SIEDC), is marked by the building's unique profile with two dynamic, angled glass facades with vertical fins that provide both ample daylight and passive solar protection, and will result in a LEEED Silver Designation.
Throughout this period, Strata also grew its product lines from three products in 2012, to ten products by the end of 2016, signing significant contracts that exceeded $5 billion (Dh18.3 billion), including new work packages for highly complex parts, such as the horizontal stabilisers for the Airbus A320 and the vertical fins for the Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
Throughout this period, Strata also reportedly grew its product lines from three in 2012, to 10 by the end of 2016, signing significant contracts that exceeded $5bn, including new work packages for highly complex parts, such as the horizontal stabilizers for the Airbus A320 and the vertical fins for the Boeing B787 Dreamliner aircraft.
[15] conducted research using vertical fins on the outside of the tube; the results show a change in the coefficient of heat transfer when using external fins as a result of the increased heat transfer surface.

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