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
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WIND TUNNEL Defined for English Language Learners
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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