There are 2 main definitions of fairing in English:

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fairing 1

Syllabification: fair·ing
Pronunciation: /ˈferiNG/

noun

An external metal or plastic structure added to increase streamlining and reduce drag, especially on a high-performance car, motorcycle, boat, or aircraft.
Example sentences
  • The wing fairing and the associated structure have been installed on the forward fuselage section.
  • Years later when the definitive fin/rudder was retrofitted to this aircraft, these fairings remained unchanged.
  • Each tank is fitted with a gravity fuelling point and there is a pressure refuelling point in the landing gear fairing on the starboard side.

Words that rhyme with fairing

airing, ballbearing, bearing, Behring, Bering, caring, daring, file-sharing, hardwearing, pairing, paring, raring, sparing, Waring, wearing

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There are 2 main definitions of fairing in English:

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fairing 2 Line breaks: fair|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈfɛːrɪŋ/

Entry from British & World English dictionary

noun

archaic
A small present bought at a fair.
Example sentences
  • A more usual derivation, from the other spelling, is that it comes from Care or Carle Sunday, in the way, suggests Brand, that presents from fairs are called fairlings, or as we should say, fairings.

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