Definition of Parafoils

1. Noun. (plural of parafoil) ¹



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Definition of Parafoils

1. parafoil [n] - See also: parafoil

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Parafoils

paraffined
paraffines
paraffinic
paraffining
paraffinoma
paraffins
paraffle
paraffles
paraflagella
paraflagellate
paraflagellum
parafle
parafles
parafoil
parafoils (current term)
parafollicular
parafollicular cells
paraform
paraformaldehyde
paraformer
paraformers
paraforms
parafovea
parafransoletite
parafuchsin
paragammacism
paraganglia
paraganglioma

Literary usage of Parafoils

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1. Decadal Survey of Civil Aeronautics: Foundation for the Future by National Research Council (U.S.) (2006)
"... atmospheric conditions and chemistry; development and evaluation of optimum vehicle shapes and novel configurations; use of parachutes, parafoils, ..."

2. Tactics and Technology for 21st Century Military Superiorityby United States Dept. of Defense by United States Dept. of Defense (1998)
"Unpowered parafoils today can support up to 40000 Ib, but the range is rather limited (~14 nautical miles) if dropped, for example, from altitudes of 30000 ..."

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