trailing edge


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trailing edge

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trailing edge

[′trāl·iŋ ′ej]
(aerospace engineering)
The rear section of a multipiece airfoil, usually that portion aft of the rear spar.
(electronics)
The major portion of the decay of a pulse.

trailing edge

The aft edge of an airfoil or a wing. Air passes last over this portion of the airfoil. See leading edge.
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