: having vanes
Turbofan engines compress intake air with a series of vaned rotors right behind the fan.George C. Larson

Word History

Etymology

vane + -ed entry 1

First Known Use

circa 1891, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of vaned was circa 1891

Dictionary Entries Near vaned

Cite this Entry

“Vaned.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vaned. Accessed 16 Jun. 2024.

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