prerotation device

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Definition of prerotation device

: a device for setting the landing wheels of an airplane in rotation prior to the initial contact with the ground in landing in order to reduce landing shock and damage to tires

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History and Etymology for prerotation device

prerotation from pre- + rotation

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“Prerotation device.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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