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wind tunnel

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a closed passage or room through which currents of air are forced in order to study the effects of moving air on aircraft and other vehicles
Translations of “wind tunnel”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於測量飛機或其他交通工具風阻的)風洞…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于测量飞机或其他交通工具风阻的)风洞…
(Definition of wind tunnel from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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