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fairing

an external metal structure fitted around parts of an aircraft, car, vessel, etc., to reduce drag
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fairing

[′fer·iŋ]
(aerospace engineering)
A structure or surface on an aircraft or rocket that functions to reduce drag, such as the streamlined nose of a satellite-launching rocket.
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fairing

fairing
An auxiliary piece of structure added between two parts, usually at a junction between two parts. It is meant to reduce drag.
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