aerodynamic vehicle

aerodynamic vehicle

[‚e·ro·dī′nam·ik ′vē·ə·kəl]
(aerospace engineering)
A device, such as an airplane or glider, capable of flight only within a sensible atmosphere and relying on aerodynamic forces to maintain flight.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The full-system test in 2017 was the first time any company had integrated all the components of a hyperloop - a highly efficient motor, power electronics, magnetic levitation, vacuum pumping systems, and an aerodynamic vehicle - as a single unified system.
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The upshot is a more aerodynamic vehicle that's positive, sporty and comfortable to drive, or be driven in, yet still offers a good amount of passenger space, including in the boot with its divided stowage compartments.
Upshot is a more aerodynamic vehicle, one that's positive, sporty and comfortable to drive or be driven in.
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