Meaning of “aileron” in the English Dictionary


"aileron" in English

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aileronnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈeɪ.lə.rɒn/ us /ˈeɪ.lə.rɑːn/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • Bland eased on the power, glancing unconsciously to the right and left ailerons, as he always did when he started. 
  • He found out, by actual experimentation, what wires tilted the ailerons, which ones operated the elevators. 

(Definition of “aileron” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)