Online English learning Courses
    courses   dictionary
Double-click any word on the page to look it up in the dictionary.

Audio English.org » Dictionary » V » Vertical Tail ... Vestal

VERTICAL TAIL

Pronunciation (US): 

 Dictionary entry overview: What does vertical tail mean? 

VERTICAL TAIL (noun)
  The noun VERTICAL TAIL has 1 sense:

1. the vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft

  Familiarity information: VERTICAL TAIL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


VERTICAL TAIL (noun)


Sense 1vertical tail [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The vertical airfoil in the tail assembly of an aircraft

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Hypernyms ("vertical tail" is a kind of...):

aerofoil; airfoil; control surface; surface (a device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air; can lift or control a plane in flight)

Meronyms (parts of "vertical tail"):

rudder (a hinged vertical airfoil mounted at the tail of an aircraft and used to make horizontal course changes)

tail fin; tailfin; vertical fin; vertical stabiliser; vertical stabilizer (a stabilizer that is part of the vertical tail structure of an airplane)

Holonyms ("vertical tail" is a part of...):

empennage; tail; tail assembly (the rear part of an aircraft)


 Learn English with... Proverbs of the week 
"Rolling stone gathers no moss." (English proverb)

"Flesh of man - mends itself" (Breton proverb)

"He sold his vinyard and bought a squeezer." (Arabic proverb)

"Fire burns where it strikes." (Cypriot proverb)

 VERTICAL TAIL: related words searches 

 Related FAQs: 

Page delivered in 0.1011 seconds