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i. Specially shaped pieces of sheet metal attached to the leading edge of the wings to increase camber and to improve slow-speed handling characteristics.
ii. A thin, sheet metal, airfoil-shaped covering over the shank of a propeller blade, which forces air through the cowling of an air-cooled engine.
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Jackie Fisher, president of Antelope Valley College, shows off his french cuffs.
And what about the fashion wazock trotted out to impart such little gems to the enthralled TV audience as 'one should always wear one's cufflinks half an inch above one's French cuffs.
Finally, at graduation, we wore white uniforms with a mock turtleneck collar, a pleated bodice, long sleeves with French cuffs, and a straight skirt.
Eveningwear offers sequins, beads, wrap shirts, French cuffs and opalescent fabric with sheen.
They almost always wore French cuffs, even long after they went out of vogue, and never were seen-without the Roman collar.
Ackourey recommends the timeless navy striped suit with white shirt, French cuffs and a burgundy tie.
Double cuffs and French cuffs are the main styles to look out for and will remain in fashion for a few years to come.