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in aviation: see airfoilairfoil,
surface designed to develop a desired force by reaction with a fluid, especially air, that is flowing across the surface. For example, the fixed wing surfaces of an airplane produce lift, which opposes gravity.
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roll

[rōl]
(geology)
A primary sedimentary structure produced by deformation involving subaqueous slump or vertical foundering.
(mechanics)
Rotational or oscillatory movement of an aircraft or similar body about a longitudinal axis through the body; it is called roll for any degree of such rotation.
(mechanical engineering)
A cylinder mounted in bearings; used for such functions as shaping, crushing, moving, or printing work passing by it.
(mining engineering)
(textiles)
A continuous strand made by rolling, rubbing, or twisting fibers.

roll

1. A rounded strip fastened to, and running along, the ridge of a roof.
2. In a roof covered

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The motion of an aircraft about its longitudinal axis. The rolling motion is controlled primarily by ailerons.

roll

1. a cylinder used to flatten something; roller
2. a very rapid beating of the sticks on a drum
3. a flight manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes one complete rotation about its longitudinal axis without loss of height or change in direction
4. a throw of dice
5. a bookbinder's tool having a brass wheel, used to impress a line or repeated pattern on the cover of a book
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A mark of a great leader is someone who can roll with the punches, who can react to the real, outside world and not just some convoluted internalized mind set of always seeing things in black and white.
You gotta calm down and roll with the punches," he told a worked-up detective.
Unlike a traditional hardwood floor that can be refinished if worn down or repaired if there's a gouge, laminates don't roll with the punches too easily.
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That, however, seems to be his saving grace: smart enough to do something interesting but flexible enough to roll with the punches.
You just roll with the punches,'' Barbara Sinatra said during a telephone interview from the couple's Beverly Hills home.
You've got to just roll with the punches,'' Pritchett said.
Things can change very quickly, and like I say, you just kind of roll with the punches and let God do the rest,'' she said.