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The slender forward extension of the inboard region of the wing of a combat aircraft, used to provide increased lift in the high angle-of-attack maneuvering condition.
A course of clapboarding on a house.
A row of steel plates installed on a tall steel chimney.
A relatively wide trough set at a slope and covered with a blanket or corduroy for catching comparatively coarse gold and any valuable mineral.
A continuous band of planking or plating running fore and aft along the hull of a ship.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
1. On the siding of a house, a run of clapboard.
2. In a tall steel chimney, a row of steel plates.
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