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a movable or fixed auxiliary aerofoil attached to the leading edge of an aircraft wing to increase lift, esp during landing and takeoff
Irish a spent salmon
A thin, narrow strip of wood, often one of a series used within a framework to regulate the passage of light and air into an area.
A movable auxiliary airfoil running along the leading edge of a wing, remaining against the leading edge in normal flight conditions, but lifting away from the wing to form a slot at certain angles of attack.
A thin, narrow strip of wood or metal, as in a window blind.