Definition of Empennages

1. Noun. (plural of empennage) ¹



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Definition of Empennages

1. empennage [n] - See also: empennage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Empennages

empawning
empawns
empayre
empayred
empayres
empayring
empeach
empeached
empeaches
empeachment
empearl
empearled
empearling
empearls
empennage
empennages (current term)
empeople
empeopled
empeoples
empeopling
emperce
emperced
emperces
empercing
emperess
emperesses
emperical
emperice
emperices
emperies

Literary usage of Empennages

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1. The Conquest of the Air: Aeronautics, Aviation; History, Theory, Practice by Alphonse Berget (1909)
"Pneumatic empennages Patrie, a still better plan was adopted; the feathered arrow has been literally realised by fitting four surfaces in the form of a ..."

2. The Conquest of the Air, Aeronautics, Aviation, History: Aeronautics by Alphonse Berget (1911)
"The Gross airship follows closely the designs of the Patrie or the Republique, the empennages and the tapering of the stern of which have been adopted. ..."

3. Monoplanes and Biplanes, Their Design, Construction and Operation: Their by Grover Cleveland Loening (1911)
"The bird-like tail has vertical and horizontal empennages. The entire body is inclosed and shaped fusiform, adding still more to the bird-like appearance. ..."

4. Learning to Fly in the U. S. Army: A Manual of Aviation Practice by Elisha Noel Fales (1917)
"Tail or "empennages."—A general name sometimes applied to the tail surfaces of a machine. 14. Mast or Cabane.—The small vertical strut on top of the upper ..."

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