HyperDic: rotary_wing

English > 1 sense of the expression rotary wing:
NOUNartifactrotary wing, rotor bladethe long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air
English > rotary wing: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningThe long airfoil that rotates to provide the lift that supports a helicopter in the air.
Synonymrotor blade
Part ofmain rotorrotor consisting of large rotating airfoils on a single-rotor helicopter that produce the lift to support the helicopter in the air
Broaderairfoil, aerofoil, control surface, surfaceA device that provides reactive force when in motion relative to the surrounding air
Spanishala giratoria

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