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Definition of induced drag in English:


[mass noun] Aeronautics
That part of the drag on an aerofoil which arises from the development of lift.
Example sentences
  • During your takeoff roll, keep the elevator in the neutral position to decrease induced drag.
  • Objects that create lift must also overcome this induced drag, also known as drag-due-to-lift.
  • When the aircraft went into a turn and pulled some Gs, induced drag would be lowered.

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