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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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Incidence and pathogenesis of tracheal injury following cuffed tube tracheostomy with assisted ventilation: Analysis of a two-year prospective study.
Cooper JD, Grillo HC 1969 Experimental production and prevention of injury due to cuffed tracheal tubes Surgeiy, Gynecology and Obstetrics 129 (6) 1235-1241
CUFFED sandals look set to be the must-have footwear this summer and the shoe of choice in every fashionista's holiday suitcase.