Fowler flap

noun

Fow·​ler flap
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: an extensible trailing-edge flap that in the deflected position exposes a slot in the airplane wing

Word History

Etymology

after Harlan D. Fowler, 20th century American aeronautical designer

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“Fowler flap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Fowler%20flap. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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