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anhedral

adjective an·he·dral \(ˈ)an-¦hē-drəl\

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Origin and Etymology of anhedral

an- + -hedral


First Known Use: 1896


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noun an·he·dral \(ˈ)an-¦hē-drəl\

Definition of anhedral

plural

anhedrals

aeronautics

  1. :  the angle between a downwardly inclined aircraft wing and a horizontal transverse line The bottom wing had pronounced anhedral; the upper wing, dihedral. — William Hallstead, Air & Space/Smithsonian, Feb/Mar 2000 —called also negative dihedral

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Origin and Etymology of anhedral

an- + 2(di)hedral


First Known Use: circa 1956


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