tail plane


tail plane
horizontal part of a plane's tail intended to give equilibrium and stability

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • tail end — noun 1. the fleshy part of the human body that you sit on he deserves a good kick in the butt are you going to sit on your fanny and do nothing? • Syn: ↑buttocks, ↑nates, ↑arse, ↑butt, ↑backside, ↑bum …   Useful english dictionary

  • tail — [[t]te͟ɪl[/t]] ♦♦♦ tails, tailing, tailed 1) N COUNT The tail of an animal, bird, or fish is the part extending beyond the end of its body. The cattle were swinging their tails to disperse the flies. ...a black dog with a long tail. Derived words …   English dictionary

  • Plane (Magic: The Gathering) — In Magic: The Gathering, planes are parallel universes in the Multiverse (which used to be referred to as Dominia.) Planes are often confused with planets by Magic players, because most planes are named after their primary planets. The two main… …   Wikipedia

  • tail — I UK [teɪl] / US noun Word forms tail : singular tail plural tails ** 1) [countable] a part at the back of an animal s body that can move The animal sprays liquid from a gland under its tail. the bright tail feathers of a peacock 2) a)… …   English dictionary


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