mean camber line


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mean camber line

[′mēn ′kam·bər ‚līn]
(aerospace engineering)
A line on a cross section of a wing of an aircraft which is equidistant from the upper and lower surfaces of the wing.

mean camber line

A line joining the leading and trailing edges of an airfoil equidistant from the upper and lower surfaces. The mean camber line determines the characteristics of the airfoil. Also known as a camber line or a mean line.