wind tunnel

noun

Definition of wind tunnel

:a tunnellike passage through which air is blown at a known velocity to investigate air flow around an object (such as an airplane part or model) placed in the passage

First Known Use of wind tunnel

1911


WIND TUNNEL Defined for English Language Learners

wind tunnel

noun

Definition of wind tunnel for English Language Learners

  • : a long, narrow room through which air is blown in order to test the effects of wind on an airplane, car, etc.


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