Dictionary

control surface

control surface

noun

Definition of CONTROL SURFACE

:  a movable airfoil designed to change the attitude of an aircraft

First Known Use of CONTROL SURFACE

1910

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: control towerPrevious Word in the Dictionary: control stickAll Words Near: control surface
March 01, 2015
macaroni Hear it
Tube-shaped pasta or a fop or dandy
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears