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nose wheel

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Definition of nose wheel in English:

noun

A landing wheel under the nose of an aircraft.
Example sentences
  • As the aircraft became airborne, the nose wheel, in retracting into its well, pulled the cover from the window.
  • A little further up, we came across the nose wheel of the aircraft.
  • After minor repairs were made to the nose wheel, the aircraft was declared fully functional and fit to fly.

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