Definition of variable-geometry in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌverēəb(ə)ljēˈämətrē/


Denoting a swing-wing aircraft.
Example sentences
  • The Air Force was on the way to producing a ponderous aircraft with a variable-geometry wing.
  • It looks to be some sort of stealthy, variable-geometry fighter.
  • Engineers say this requires a special EGR cooler, larger radiator, variable-geometry turbocharger and additional valving.

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Syllabification: var·i·a·ble-ge·om·e·try

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