balanced surface

balanced surface

[′bal·ənst ′sər·fəs]
(aerospace engineering)
A control surface that extends on both sides of the axis of the hinge or pivot, or that has auxiliary devices or extensions connected with it, in such a manner as to effect a small or zero resultant moment of the air forces about the hinge axis.
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This feed led to the most balanced surface quality ( Fig.
Lacquer finish provides planks with a well balanced surface protection and a wonderfully elegant semi-gloss at the same time.
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Truly multimission combatants, Aegis ships are designed to provide primary protection for the Navy's battle forces, but are also the most balanced surface warships ever built, equipped with the weapons, electronics, helicopter support facilities, and propulsion, auxiliary and survivability systems to carry out the U.
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