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inboard

1. (esp of a boat's motor or engine) situated within the hull
2. situated between the wing tip of an aircraft and its fuselage

inboard

[′in‚bȯrd]
(engineering)
Toward or close to the longitudinal axis of a ship or aircraft.

inboard

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Of aircraft components: Inward from the airfoil tip; close to the fuselage or hull, such as an inboard aileron (one situated on the inner wing between flaps, or in lieu of flaps), inboard engine, inboard rudder, inboard station, etc.

inboard

Built in. Inboard devices are built into the main unit. Contrast with outboard. See onboard.
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