aerotow

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noun aero·tow \ˈer-ō-ˌtō\

Definition of aerotow

plural

aerotows

  1. :  the act or an instance of towing a glider with an airplane During an aerotow, a sailplane is towed behind a power aircraft and then is released to soar. — Gregg L. Parker, Huntsville (Alabama) Times, 21 Oct. 2009

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Origin and Etymology of aerotow

aero- + 2tow


First Known Use: 1938


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