Vortex trail | Article about vortex trail by The Free Dictionary
vortex trail[′vȯr‚teks ‚trāl]
A white trail from the wing tip, propeller, tip, etc., caused by intense pressure and temperature changes in the vortex.
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The vortex trail
oscillates downstream of each profiles due to the interaction between the inner and the outer blade networks.
These transmitters utilize the Karman Vortex Trail
principle of operation.
Then the wing leaves--it is flying, after all--and the swirling airflow or vortex trails