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chord line [2 records]

Record 1 2013-09-09

English

Subject field(s)
  • Air Transport
DEF

The theoretical line running from the leading edge of the wing to the trailing edge.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Transport aérien
OBS

ligne de corde : terme uniformisé par le Comité d'uniformisation de la terminologie aéronautique (CUTA) - opérations aériennes.

Spanish

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Record 2 2009-03-23

English

Subject field(s)
  • Aeroindustry
  • Electric Rotary Machines - Types
  • Wind Energy
DEF

A line from the front of an airfoil (the leading edge) to the trailing edge.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Constructions aéronautiques
  • Machines tournantes électriques - types
  • Énergie éolienne
DEF

Ligne droite qui relie le bord d'attaque d'un profil jusqu'à son bord de fuite.

OBS

Cette ligne est celle à partir de laquelle sont définies les coordonnées de l'extrados et de l'intrados d'un profil.

Spanish

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