Definition of swept-wing in English:
(Of an aircraft) having swept-back wings.
- Initially, the D - 558-2 was a rocket- and jet-powered, swept-wing aircraft comparable to the Air Force's X - 2.
- This ‘twist’ is a feature called ‘washout’, which virtually all swept-wing aircraft need to avoid stalling of the wingtips when flying at low speeds or at high Mach numbers.
- In some swept-wing aircraft, stepped extrusions are employed as machining blanks for spar caps with integral attachment fittings.
Definition of swept-wing in:
- US English dictionary
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