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anhedral

adjective an·he·dral \ (ˈ)an-¦hē-drəl \

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Origin and Etymology of anhedral

an- + -hedral


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anhedral

noun an·he·dral \ (ˈ)an-¦hē-drəl \

Definition of anhedral

plural anhedrals
aeronautics
:the angle between a downwardly inclined aircraft wing and a horizontal transverse line
  • The bottom wing had pronounced anhedral; the upper wing, dihedral.
  • —William HallsteadAir & Space/SmithsonianFeb/Mar 2000
called also negative dihedral

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