air dam

noun

Definition of air dam

: a device attached to the underside of the front of an automobile to improve stability, aerodynamic performance, and engine cooling by redirecting the flow of air

Examples of air dam in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Standard active grille shutters will boost fuel efficiency, and an active front air dam will lower at 40 mph, retracting partially at lower speeds and completely for off-roading. cleveland, "2021 Ford F-150 features and tech aim to delight owners and stump the competition," 4 July 2020 Helping here are attention to cab and tailgate details as well as hardware such as active grille shutters and a retractable front air dam. Jeff Yip, Houston Chronicle, "Ford’s 2021 F-150 lineup includes a hybrid," 26 June 2020

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First Known Use of air dam

1970, in the meaning defined above

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“Air dam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/air%20dam. Accessed 27 Nov. 2020.

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