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1. Aeronautics an aeroplane manoeuvre in which the tail is moved from side to side to reduce speed
2. Engineering a nozzle having a long narrow slot at the top, placed over a Bunsen burner to produce a thin fanlike flame
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Excess metal trailing on the end of a roll forging.
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A wedge-shaped piece of wood used as part of the soffit form between tapered end pans in concrete joist construction.
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